[Space] Interested Rocket Man

James Mulroy james.d.mulroy at gmail.com
Mon Jul 11 04:07:24 PDT 2011


Hey guys, I was wondering if in a couple weeks I could come and check out
what you guys have as far as BalloonSat stuff?  I'd like to check out
Noisebridge, too.  How are weekends at Noisebridge?

-James

On Sun, Jun 12, 2011 at 2:40 PM, James Mulroy <james.d.mulroy at gmail.com>wrote:

> I don't doubt it.  There is definitely more electronics (gas control) in a
> hybrid.  More machining too!  I think it would be a fun project.
>
>
> On Sat, Jun 11, 2011 at 9:25 AM, Jonathan Moore <moore at eds.org> wrote:
>
>> On Sat, Jun 11, 2011 at 8:54 AM, James Mulroy <james.d.mulroy at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > I admit, I've never done a hybrid.  In my opinion, unless you're going
>> > pretty high they're inefficient because of the extra weight and they're
>> > usually a lot longer than a standard solid motor.  Start-up costs are
>> also
>> > more expensive because you also have to buy, build, or borrow a ground
>> > station to fill up the motor on the launch pad.  But in the long run I
>> guess
>> > it's normally cheaper for the fuel and gas.
>>
>> They just sound fun to build to me mostly.
>>
>> -Jonathan
>>
>
>
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> James Mulroy
> Student Researcher
> Freelance Writer <http://www.pcworld.com/author/James-Mulroy>
> james.d.mulroy at gmail.com
> (920) 470-3473
>
>


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James Mulroy
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Freelance Writer <http://www.pcworld.com/author/James-Mulroy>
james.d.mulroy at gmail.com
(920) 470-3473
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