Droptest of the Nexø ballute mk2

A quick’n’dirty droptest from the building next to our workshop. This is the full size ballute, flight version, for the Nexø II rocket. It’s 2 m^2 in projected area.

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News about the space capsule

Dear readers! We have some great news from the rocket workshop. The work on our first “boilerplate” capsule is progressing with good momentum, despite the low temperatures of the season. I want to promote the Read more…

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Tunnelrats

Dear readers It has been a busy December in the Department of Slowly Falling Things. Just before Christmas, I was in Holland, invited by DARE , to test different items in a wind tunnel, and on 28th Read more…

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Ballutes in windtunnel

We see: Ballute, mk2 design. Ballute, mk1 design with pillow stuffing in air vent. Ballute, mk1 design with carbon rods in air vent. Double ballute, mk1. Wind speed progress for each parachute: 20 m/s, 25 Read more…

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