Rocket Launch 07/03/21

The 4th of July, holiday weekend, was a great time to be launching rockets. The temperature was in the mid 80’s, with the humidity lower than normal, making the breeze feel great in the shade. The winds were not to bad and we had a great time as always.

Joe’s Estes Big Bertha C6-3

Max Altitude (Feet) 389
Top Speed (MPH) 104
Thrust Time (Sec) 1.07
Peak Acceleration (G) 12.4
Average Acceleration (G) 2.7
Coast to Apogee (Sec) 3.8
Apogee Ejection (Sec) -1.2
Ejection Altitude (Ft) 367
Descent Rate (MPH) 12
Total Flight Time (Sec) 24.1

Joe’s Big Bertha on Quest C12

Max Altitude (Feet) 575
Top Speed (MPH) 162
Thrust Time (Sec) 0.8
Peak Acceleration (G) 11.6
Average Acceleration (G) 9.3
Coast to Apogee (Sec) 5.2
Apogee Ejection (Sec) 1.9
Ejection Altitude (Ft) 549
Descent Rate (MPH) 6
Total Flight Time (Sec) 65.2

Author: Doyle

I was born in Atlanta, moved to Alpharetta at 4, lived there for 53 years and moved to Decatur in 2016. I've worked at such places as Richway, North Fulton Medical Center, Management Science America (Computer Tech/Project Manager) and Stacy's Compounding Pharmacy (Pharmacy Tech).

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