Thanks again for making
the parachute for my Level 3 project. It was a success. The
Patriot rocket weighed 94 pounds loaded and flew to 4667 feet
on an Aerotech M2500T motor. It landed within 50 yards of the
launch pad which made recovery very easy. At this time, I only
have one picture of the rocket coming down which I am attaching
to email. If you would like to view the video of the flight,
you can go to pmwonline.org.
click of multimedia, videos, ST2007 and then my name. I could
not get it to attach to this email. The video shows how the
parachute slowed the descent and the soft landing, very soft.
Just what I wanted.
Thanks again for all your
P.S. The chute was
fantastic. You have to see the video to see payload standing
upright upon touchdown before chute collapsed.
Carl J. Hicks
Recover Space Shot Payload
Congratulations go out to the Up Aerospace
team on there successful space launch on April 28th, 2007. We
at Rocketman Enterprise are extremely proud to play a part of
the recovery of the Space Loft XL space shot vehicle.
On board the Space Loft Xl was a series of experiments
and the ashes of 200 people including actor James
Doohan, who portrayed the plucky Starship Enterprise
engineer Scotty on televisions "Star Trek" - as well as the
remains of Gordon Cooper, one of NASA's seven original Mercury
astronauts. The payload section was recovered by a Rocketman
For further information. http://www.space.com/news/070518_upaerospace_ashesfound.html