[NRVR-Members] Fw: Need help with rocket launch Saturday June 11

Steve Florig opensky9 at vt.edu
Tue Jun 7 08:06:30 CDT 2022


I see CanSAT on our calendar for July 9 as well.  Is the July 9th date
supposed to be a club launch?

On Mon, Jun 6, 2022 at 4:38 PM Weeks, Thomas <t.weeks at vt.edu> wrote:

> Bob and I are overseeing the NASA sponsored CatSAT even this weekend..
> There's going to be over 200 students there.. details below.
> If anyone is interested.. this is not a public luanch, but will still be a
> really cool event.  We're doing setup Thursday and (mainly) Fri afternoon
> if anyone wants to join us.. On Saturday we could also use some
> non-certified student helpers (helping retriev rockets), and maybe 4-5
> certified, HP pad managers.  Free food and drinks for all helpers..
> We also have a Sunday rain date (if Saturday washes out).
> Ask Bob if you have any questions..
> --
> *T.Weeks *
> ------------------------------
> *From:* Bob Schoner <bschoner56 at vt.edu>
> *Sent:* Monday, June 6, 2022 2:57 PM
> *To:* Kruse, Hanna <hannak at vt.edu>; Mushung, Trevor <trevorlm at vt.edu>;
> Jones, Kody <kodyjonesfc44 at vt.edu>; Mills, Gabe <gtmills2001 at vt.edu>
> *Cc:* Shinpaugh, Kevin <kashin at exchange.vt.edu>; Weeks, Thomas <
> t.weeks at vt.edu>
> *Subject:* Need help with rocket launch Saturday June 11
> Virginia Tech is hosting the international CanSat competition. youtube
> video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGsaUHy38qk
> <https://nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DfGsaUHy38qk&data=05%7C01%7Ct.weeks%40vt.edu%7C66d78dd350ac4fc6c13408da47ee5f00%7C6095688410ad40fa863d4f32c1e3a37a%7C0%7C0%7C637901386374896175%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=wgcdw1V78ymMzBSC7vrYo6UHG3GBD3tepUvMLvkyqzU%3D&reserved=0>
> This is a payload competition using identical rockets on J impulse motors
> to boost the cansats to approximately 2500 feet where they must perform a
> specific task and land safely.
> We will need at least 10 people to help load rockets,on the pads, and help
> retrieve rockets from the field. It is very likely that there is an
> opportunity to launch one of your personal rockets before the competition
> begins so we can get an idea of upper level winds and landing area.
> We need help and you do not need to be a certified flyer to help us. We
> will provide lunch and all the water you can drink.  There will be about 25
> rockets launched from 1 to 6 and we need to have helpers show up at noon on
> Saturday June 11.
> Please pass this on to any friends who are in or near Blacksburg this
> weekend. Your help is greatly appreciated.
> Thanks
> 'Bob
> --
> *Bob Schoner  Assistant Manager - Advanced Engineering Design Lab (AEDL)*
> Virginia Tech | College of Engineering
> 501 Industrial Park Road
> Blacksburg, VA 24060
> 540.231.1457, bschoner56 at vt.edu
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Steven Florig, EIT
M.S. Civil Engineering
opensky9 at vt.edu
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