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Altus Metrum Releases AltOS v0.8

Altus Metrum is pleased to announce the release of version 0.8 of our AltOS software.  Existing TeleMetrum owners are encouraged to download and install the new software immediately.  Packages with identical functionality are available for Linux, Mac, and Windows systems. Version 0.8 offers a major upgrade in the AltosUI interface. Significant new features include: - Post-flight...[more]

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Balls 19 DVD For Sale

The Balls 19 DVD is released today at the start of the Libertylaunch Christmas sales for $15.95 (plus $2.00 shipping). Over 300 people had pre-registered to attend 2010's reunion of rocketry's biggest and best, in the Black Rock Desert. The need to return to the Black Rock Desert year after year goes well beyond an obsession. For many rocketeers it seems their genetic makeup has changed after...[more]

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RPA Lite Edition 1.1.0 Released announced the availability of RPA 1.1.0 Lite Edition, a new free version of the Rocket Propulsion Analysis Tool for rocketry, developed for small business professionals, scientists, students and amateurs.RPA Lite Edition is an easy-to-use multi-platform tool for the performance prediction of rocket engines. It features an intuitive graphical user interface with convenient...[more]

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Rocketarium Announces 18mm Motor Retainer & 18/24 Adapter

18mm motor retainers are now available from These are aluminum, anodized, and made in the USA. They are designed for use with 18 AT RMS reloadables, as well as single use Estes/Quest/AT model rocket motors. Price is only $11.95 for a full set. In addition the 18mm and 24mm motor retainers, a 18/24 adapter is now available. This lets rocketeers fly 18mm RMS reloads, and 18mm...[more]

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Aero Pack Announce The Release Of 3 New Products

Aero Pack, Inc. is pleased to announce the release of 3 new products to support hobby rocketry and the transition to mid-power. The first are 24mm anodized aluminum motor retainers. They are very light at only 6.8 grams per assembly (less than ounce) and work with both .125 inch and .250 inch thrust-ring/aft-closure lengths such as AeroTech and Cesaroni Pro24.  There are 3 types to fit...[more]

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OpenRocket Version 1.1.2 Released

OpenRocket announced the release of the new version 1.1.2. (including bugfixes). For this release a major part of the simulator code has been rewritten for better flexibility in future development. It also includes a vastly improved thrust curve selection dialog, the possibility to loading user-defined thrust curves and better startup times than previous releases. Simulation...[more]

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ThunderStruck 2010 DVD Released

ThunderStruck 2010 was Tripoli Indiana's first journey into the uncharted territory of running a regional launch. The launch site as Ash Grove near West Lafayette is big, LDRS-capable big. The launch took place during the weekend of April 10 and 11, 2010. The launch site is a working farm where the remnants of the last corn crop were clearly evident, with over a thousand acres still covered in...[more]

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LDRS-29 DVD Published

ROC President Wedge Oldham, a veteran of many LDRS and Balls Launches, had steered the ship intro safe harbors after what could be considered a stressful week. Wedge led his teams through wind storms, dumpster fires, the Discovery Science Channel controlling the pace of the launch and too many special requests to count. Like all LDRS launches, there were challenges. The key is how prepared you...[more]

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