Current Affairs: Thrust Vectoring Gimbal BPM5

The next video in the Current Affairs series is about the Bachelor thesis project of our Dutch engineering intern Jop Nijenhuis. His project was to design and build a technology demonstrator for electro-hydraulic gimballed thrust vector control for the Nexø class of rockets.

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Current affairs The onboard video on Nexø II

This second vlog is a status on the video system of the Nexø II rocket planned for launch this summer. The Nexø II is a progression on the Nexø I now with a DPR system. One more addition is a new camera system containing three cameras. Here Alex Csete (the designer) tells more about the […]

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Vostok & Sputnik on land in Nexø

Photo: Kristian Elof Sørensen/CS

Wednesday Tuesday evening, Jop, Scott, Johansen and I travelled to Bornholm. Jesper arrived the following day. Per who lives on the island, joined on Wednesday. We arrived early in the morning at Nexø harbour, after a brief night’s sleep aboard the good ship M/S Hammerodde. The air temperature was just above freezing. The auxiliary engine […]

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Parachute test on Saturday – and HELP us!

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Dear readers We really need your help with an important thing. You can read more about it further down the page. Parachute test this Saturday We are planning a new manned parachute test this Saturday morning at Center Jump, Odense Airport. This time we are testing an (obvious) modification we made to the reefing system. […]

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Vostok on the Nexø slipway

The Nexø slipway is scheduled to take the Vostok onto land on March 29th, 2017. We have had the Vostok since November 2012. It still hasn’t been on land in the time the association has owned it. In that time, we have had to settle for inspecting it by diving under it, which has been […]

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We smashed the space capsule

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Dear readers, A week ago we performed a test of our space capsule scale model at Copenhagen Air Experience’s wind tunnel facility. Let me start with showing you how we ended the day. Which shows that the headline is telling the truth. Fortunately we expected this experiment to have a high probability of failure, which […]

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