GIGA IV – “This is not a space shot” Two stage

20190427_141101The GIGA IV.

Rocket Outline

Sustainer: GIGA IV

Booster

Note: * – to be updated according to as-built values

Goals

Flight

Design & Construction

KISS design – Form Follows Material, the non-optimised rocket geometry follows from matching, readily available materials.

Booster Motor

Sustainer Motor

Currently the core burner motor on a 66-12 reload is foreseen.

Avionics

The same avionics as flown in GIGA II.

Recovery

Two stage recovery by means of:

  1. Drogueless tumble recovery at apogee – 25mm wide 10m kevlar strap.
  2. 60″ Iris Fruity Chute as main parachute set to deploy at 300-500m..

Developments

Abandoned Sustainer Motor design

Abandoned Booster Motor design