Grateful Dead Rocket

The Portland State Aerospace Society (PSAS) builds, designs, and launches open source amateur rockets. If you haven’t heard about PSAS before, watch my five minute Ignite Portland 2 talk and follow along with the sides.

A PSAS member showed up to the meeting today with his own amateur rocket. DISCLAIMER: This is not the PSAS rocket (it’s still being rebuilt).

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Portland State Aerospace Society meeting notes for 2008-05-07

I have become the official blogger for the Portland State Aerospace Society (PSAS). If you haven’t heard about PSAS, watch my five minute Ignite Portland 2 talk and follow along with the sides.

In this PSAS weekly episode, I talk about the rocket airframe and the software for the avionics sensor nodes.

Airframe

Tim showed off pictures of his setup for creating the light-weight fiberglass shell that goes around our rocket:

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