Moon with Rocket Explorer Post 1010
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Two Parachutes For TARC 2014 the rocket must use two parachutes of the same size and with all the rocket parts connected - something like the picture to the left.

We came up with several possible designs which we illustrated in chuteconfig.pdf.

Team 1 decided to use a rear ejection technique that we used on a Big Daddy in 2007. It worked well then. Here are some videos of static tests.

August 14, 2013 in the Lockheed Martin parking lot

September 15, 2013 in front of the Lockheed Martin building

Copyright 2013 Explorer Post 1010
Updated: November 29, 2013