Sorry, but i have to cancel the parachute test this Sunday.
One of the pusher elements was slightly under built and broke during
testing. I'll need to make another piece which is a couple hours work,
and on top of that i'm working through a cold virus this weekend.
(The video was really cool :)
> I'm going to try to be there. And just to get us all exited here is a
> link to the video of NASA's recently completed parachute test for
> their new Ares rocket.
> On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 9:16 PM, Andrew Greenberg <and...@psas.pdx.edu> wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> > We're looking for a few people to help out this Sunday with three
> > separate tests of the recovery system.
> > First, we're meeting at 11:00am in the lobby of the PSU Engineering
> > Building ("EB") to run two tests of the parachute by tossing it down the
> > 5 story atrium.
> > Second, we're going off to Tim's house in Tigard to do a pull test on
> > the main bag to make sure the chute properly deploys at high speed.
> > We could use help, so if you have some spare time, drop by and give us a
> > hand. We'll be coordinating by my cell phone (listed below).
> > Thanks,
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