We are proud to be sponsoring Southampton University Spaceflight Society‘s altitude record attempt: to break the F-class motor altitude record (4386 ft).

Over the next year, they will be constructing a rocket with research being done in a few key areas relating to the rocket such as aerodynamics, structure, materials, recovery of the rocket, stability and strength at speeds greater than Mach 1 and solid rocket motors.

Success Criteria will include:

  • Construction of a strong and lightweight rocket
  • Testing this design using smaller motors to lower altitudes
  • Making the top three altitude records for F-class motors
  • Breaking the current record of 4368 feet
  • Demonstrating the reusability of the rocket over a period of time