Nexø II – High-pressure test of the DPR system

Jacob Skov Larsen is here presenting the test of the DPR system (Dynamic Pressure Regulation) of the Nexø 2 rocket. This system is what sets it apart from Nexø 1. The system is an extra section of the rocket about 1 m in length that sits above the Alcohol tank. The section contains a Carbon […]

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Open House

Here is a short video from the open house at Copenhagen Suborbitals on the 12th of May. Thank you to everyone who showed up to see the Nexø 2 and ask us questions!

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The complete story of Nexø 1

In the summer of 2016, Copenhagen Suborbitals launched one of the most advanced liquid fueled rockets built by a team of volunteer amateurs. Follow the team close up during final preparations for the launch and during the launch of the Nexø I rocket. Enjoy.

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A tribute to jet vanes

We have successfully launched two actively guided rockets, Sapphire and Nexø I. On both rockets, thrust vectoring was obtained through the use of jet vanes inserted into the engine exhaust. The jet vanes shown in this video will be flown on Nexø II, planned to launch during the summer of 2017. As one jet vane is […]

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A short bulletin on the Nexø II rocket

Original blog by Jesper Rosendal. The pieces of the jigsaw puzzle we call Nexø II are about to be assembled. The pieces are a collection of aluminium parts, tubes, valves, wires, tanks, bolts, nuts and so on. When all the pieces are in place, we should hopefully have assembled a rocket.     Nexø II […]

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The next month in Copenhagen Suborbitals

In this video we’ll take a closer look at the work going on beside the rocket: the planning and administration. Morten Bulskov will tell all about what is going to happen during the next month in Copenhagen Suborbitals and about what his part in the organisation is.

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The GPS board for Nexø II

The GPS board mentioned in my latest blog has now been put through the reflow soldering oven. Only component missing now is the GPS receiver from uBlox. As it cannot tolerate the reflow soldering process, it will be soldered by hand during the weekend. The initial test, applying power to the board (aka smoke test) […]

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