ROC March 2000

March 11th, 2000

/ Lucerne Dry Lake

1 flight, 569 N-sec burned

The March ROC launch was cool and clear, with a small crowd.

Flight 1: Expediter, AT I435

Continuing to burn up the pile of I435s, we put one in the Expediter. My friend Chris Lam had fixed up my ALTS2 with a new capacitor and beeper, and it was beeping stuff out again happily, so we put it in for the ride too. The acceleration off the pad was breathtaking, but after burnout the vehicle slowed down quickly due to the big, draggy airframe. She coasted to just under 4000 feet and ejected perfectly at apogee. Cool flight!

Altitude: 3,948 ft

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