VIDEO: Mechmania - Parachute Deployment for Indoor Rocketry

Posted on April 04, 2018

APSC200/293 students gathered in the ILC last week for Mechmania. The project this term: a system for parachute deployment for indoor model rocketry.

From the APSC200/293 RFP notes:

The client wants to test a competitor's parachute to determine its performance characteristics. They have requested teams to design a mechanism that will deploy the parachute at apogee which will enable testing of the parachute. The parachute works successfully in large scale operations. However, it is now needed for indoor educational purposes...

Video music: Music – Handbook – See the World