Experimental Sounding Rocket


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Sounding Rocket Launch Setup

The Mustang 6C will fly higher and faster than previous designs and will carry an experimental payload designed to deploy four parachutes. The aerial experiments will be used to derive performance characteristics of the parachutes and correlate the findings with the manufacturer's data. 

Sponsor: White Sands Research and Developers LLC (WSRDs), Dr. Christina Lohn, Dr. Paul Jaramillo

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Michael J. Hargather 

Poster Link Fall 2020

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