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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Electrical connections

The rocket mock-up with the wire harness being laid up. Photo: Bo Brændstrup.

In a quiet corner on the platform above the metal workshop, a rocket mock-up made of cardboard and wooden boards has been put on a pair of sawhorses. It is used as a template for laying up the cable harness connecting the avionics bay to the rocket engine controller (ECU) and the jet vane servos […]

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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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