Teensy powers the most powerful student rocket engine at Space Concordia Rocketry #Space #Edducation #Teensy @SpaceConcordia
On June 18th, Space Concordia successfully fired their flight engine for the spaceshot liquid rocket (see video above). At 35kN is became the most powerful rocket engine ever built by students. The rocket Star Sailor is set to break the student altitude record, and be the first student-built liquid rocket to fly to space.
Originally competing in the Base 11 Space Challenge, an intercollegiate challenge to develop a single-stage liquid fuel rocket to surpass the Karman line at 100 km of altitude and get to space, SC Rocketry aims to become the first student team to build a rocket that will reach space. Despite a global pandemic, the team has already built most of the flight vehicle, and has successfully tested the rocket engine in the summer of 2021. The rocket engine test was a world-record setting event, as it was the largest rocket engine ever fired by students.
Concordia rocketry uses the PJRC Teensy 3.6 for their engine test stand and launch tower.
See the hot fire test below (video) using the Teensy. And see spaceconcordia.ca for the latest on this student work.
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