ARLISS 2007 Rocket Flight Information


Paul Hopkins' M-class ARLISS Rocket

Flights

  1. Akita University
  2. Nihon University
  3. Tohoku University
  4. Tsuyama N.C. University

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Tohoku University

Date:                   12 Sep 2007 9:00am PDT
Rocket type:        ARLISS
Payload type:       Open Class
Lift off weight:      43 lbs
Flyer:                   Paul Hopkins
Flight Summary: 
     Max airspeed: 920.98 ft/s
     Max acceleration: 7.46 G
     Max altitude: 11,011 ft  
Flight Computer Data:
     G-Wiz MC Computer: ARLISS_2007_tohoku_computer_1.gwiz  21K
     G-Wiz Flight Viewer software available
         from the GWIZ Partners download page here.

Launch Site:  N 40 49.7424'   W 119 08.5584'

Rocket touchdown:
    Nosecone:              N 40 51.147'   W 119 08.072'
    Electronic Section:  N 40 50.818'   W 119 08.127'
    Booster:                 N 40 51.046'   W 119 08.133'

 

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Nihon University

Date:                   12 Sep 2007 2:30pm PDT
Rocket type:        ARLISS
Payload type:       Open Class
Lift off weight:      45 lbs
Flyer:                   Paul Hopkins
Flight Summary: 
     Max airspeed: 945.66 ft/s
     Max acceleration: 7.58 G
     Max altitude: 10,818 ft  
Flight Computer Data:
     G-Wiz MC Computer: ARLISS_2007_nihon_computer_1.gwiz  21K
     G-Wiz Flight Viewer software available
         from the GWIZ Partners download page here.

Here's a data dump from the GWIZ computer converted into an Excel spreadsheet
     ARLISS_2007_nihon_computer_1.xls Has raw data, converted values, and info on the
    sensor, sample rate, etc.

Rocket video from the on-board video camera   Note: Large file (13MB).

Launch Site:  N 40 49.7424'   W 119 08.5584'

Rocket touchdown:
    Nosecone:              N 40 50.922'   W 119 08.110'
    Electronic Section:  N 40 50.878'   W 119 08.171'
    Booster:                 N 40 50.968'   W 119 07.953'

 

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Tsuyama N.C. University

Date:                   13 Sep 2007 3:40pm PDT
Rocket type:        ARLISS
Payload type:       Open Class
Lift off weight:      44 lbs
Flyer:                   Paul Hopkins
Flight Summary: 
     Max airspeed: 940.92 ft/s
     Max acceleration: 7.96 G
     Max altitude: 11,132 ft  
Flight Computer Data:
     G-Wiz MC Computer: ARLISS_2007_tsuyama_computer_1.gwiz  21K
     G-Wiz Flight Viewer software available
         from the GWIZ Partners download page here.

Launch Site:  N 40 49.7424'   W 119 08.5584'

Rocket touchdown:
    Nosecone:              N 40 51.469'   W 119 06.886'
    Electronic Section:  N 40 51.224'   W 119 07.242'
    Booster:                 N 40 51.397'   W 119 07.020'

 

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Akita University

Date:                   15 Sep 2007 8:30am PDT
Rocket type:        ARLISS
Payload type:       Open Class
Lift off weight:      44 lbs
Flyer:                   Paul Hopkins
Flight Summary: 
     Max airspeed: 891.3 ft/s
     Max acceleration: 6.7 G
     Max altitude: 11,050 ft  
Flight Computer Data:
     G-Wiz MC Computer: ARLISS_2007_akita_computer_2.gwiz  24K
     G-Wiz Flight Viewer software available
         from the GWIZ Partners download page here.

Rocket video from the on-board video camera  Note: Large file (42MB).

Launch Site:  N 40 49.7424'   W 119 08.5584'

Rocket touchdown:
    Nosecone:              N 40 50.925'   W 119 07.749'
    Electronic Section:  N 40 50.763'   W 119 07.926'
    Booster:                 N 40 51.930'   W 119 07.856'

 

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