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12509Re: [tracker2] Re: Rockoon Launch

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  • James Ewen
    May 13, 2011
      On Fri, May 13, 2011 at 5:05 PM, Scott Miller <scott@...> wrote:
      >> One would have to protect the craft during climb due to high speeds...
      >> shroud like military sat launches that open at apogee?

      Kriss is talking rocket trip up...

      > I'd be more concerned about the wings getting ripped off as it plummets
      > from 100,000'.  Maybe the shroud ought to open at 20,000' after a drogue
      > slows it down to something reasonable.

      Scott is talking drop from a balloon...

      Both have similar issues, but the rocket accelleration and speeds will
      probably win out!

      James
      VE6SRV
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