AMW K1000 Skidmark
Test new launch rail button
Test basic capsule recovery
utilizing drogue deployment of the main parachute.
Test new video systems for the
booster and capsule.
Test Radio Fire - R/C recovery
Drogue will be trapped within the
main booster and pulled out when the capsule separation occurs.
Drogue will remove the nose cap
from the capsule, extracting the main chute.
Original 1960's issue GI Joe
capsule with retro pack will be used.
Other than the on-board camera
system, the capsule will not contain any avionics.
and stable launch.
damage to the capsule's retro-pack occurred when the decoupling charge
new video systems worked perfectly.
Radio Fire test did not occur because I forgot to activate it (needed
parachute was too small for the altitude and it came in pretty hard
causing minor (easily repaired) damage.
camera mount broke from extremely hard impact.