Tag Archives: Copenhagen Suborbitals

Build your own space capsule

A Copenhagen Suborbitals Visual Guide The one thing I have been most impressed by following the progress over at Copenhagen Suborbitals is the amazing documentation of everything they do. In addition Wired magazine over the years has stepped up to … Continue reading

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Copenhagen Suborbitals Active Guidance Flight

Here is the video of the successful Copenhagen Suborbitals active guidance flight of their Sapphire rocket.   More on the launch here

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Turbo Pump primer from Copenhagen Suborbitals

I really love how Copenhagen Suborbitals has been doing great documentation and almost DIY videos on its rocket building. First we saw their great video on the Tycho Deep Space 1 development  and now the Turbo Pump video.  

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Copenhagen Suborbitals LES Test

Preliminary reports say that the Copenhagen Suborbitals Launch Escape test did not perform as expected. The launch was successful but  there were stability problems with the vehicle and it tumbled end over end while still under powered flight. All other … Continue reading

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Copenhagen Suborbitals to test fire its biggest engine to date

On Sunday May 20th Copenhagen Suborbitals will test fire its TM65 Liquid Propellant rocket engine.The engine produces between 65 and 90 KN thrust, which is equivalent to the order of 200,000 horsepower. The Engine will be fired at 7 pm … Continue reading

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Copenhagen Suborbitals discuss their new rocket engine

“The TM65 Tordenskjold is Copenhagen Suborbitals’s third liquid propellant rocket engine. The engine produces between 65 and 90 KN trust, which is equivalent to the order af 200,000 Horsepower. The engine will be tested in may 2012 and will be … Continue reading

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Will Copenhagen Suborbitals launch tomorrow?

Latest 1pm Friday June 3rd:  The report is that the craft reached 9 miles  1.5 miles in altitude. Video of launch UPDATE CENTER: Successful launch but it looks like it crashed into sea moments later. Major parachute failure. Copenhagen Suborbitals is … Continue reading

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