wiki/ Launch Vehicle No. 1 (LV1)

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Payload :

Amateur Television Transmitter (color)

1200 bps data down link : acceleration (X,Y,Z)
rotation (X,Y,Z) gyro's
pressure
temperature

PIC 17C84 Microcontroller Flight Computer.

DTMF decoder uplink for emergency separation.

Vehicle :

Airframe : Carbon fiber body
Fiberglass payload
Length : 132 inches
Weight : 46 lbs
Motor : Up to 10,000 Ns
solid propellant motor
Recovery: Payload - (3) 3.5 ft parachutes
Body - 2 stage (drogue/main)

Flight sequencing handled by Flight Computer PIC
2 stage recovery handled by Interface Plate PIC

LV1 files/pages: