UKRoC progress

We have made a lot of progress on the UKRoC rocket, which we have named RECD (Rocket with Electronic Chute Deployment). We have created a parachute deployment system that uses an altimeter and an Arduino microcontroller to open a valve, allowing compressed air to push out a parachute at the right height. Below you can see two videos detailing the launches we have done refining the rocket.

The next launch we do will have the rocket attain very close to the right altitude and time, now that all the problems have been fixed.


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