Homemade Rocket Launch

Zachecho

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cool you made a rocket all by yourone :D
im not a scientist but i play a lot of kerbal space program and am a very logistic thinker (dont worry im not gone atvise you to put on more bosters -w-)

what i think is that your rocket acceleraded to quickly and couldnt stand the heat of the acurating air, like a tiny fersion of re-entery heating, its unnesesary to let it brake te sound barriar specially with a small craft like that.
did you programed the lancing proticol or did you stear the craft manually...?
The rocket blew up because of a leak in the oxidizer tank, the small hole ruptured and vaporized the equipement
 

Zachecho

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Also the rocket had a heat shield (it can stand the friction) and it broke the sound barrier 15 seconds after launch, then it continue for about a minute before being destroyed in a fiery explosion.
The launch was planned to test my equipment at high speed and greater pressure and take pictures of earth from the stratosphere.
The steering was by a small computer i built with it using micro controllers, it's as dumb as a nokia phone.
 
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Also the rocket had a heat shield (it can stand the friction) and it broke the sound barrier 15 seconds after launch, then it continue for about a minute before being destroyed in a fiery explosion.
The launch was planned to test my equipment at high speed and greater pressure and take pictures of earth from the stratosphere.
The steering was by a small computer i built with it using micro controllers, it's as dumb as a nokia phone.

well a nokia can survive bullets maybe even rocket lanunch XD

hmm maybe to come back, maybe the head shield took to much damage or something actually hit your craft...?
 
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Nothing hit the craft i said it was a leak before launch that ruptured after light off.
that must feel very horrible... D:>

well then check your checklist for mist rechecks of checks, with other words: make sure that everything is triple checked -w-
because 3 is the number of perfection
 

Ops. The Xeno

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Dude I'm very impressed you were able to make a rocket, shame it blew up, but you out-did yourself with this, great job, :)
 

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Nice rocket, too bad it blew up... :(
Actually, i want to build something like that now.
I guess magnesium powder is more an explosive that temporarily blinds you than a propellant, isn't it?