This blog covers the day to day progress of water rocket development by the Air Command Water Rockets team. It is also a facility for people to provide feedback and ask questions.

Thursday, June 02, 2016

How to measure the altitude of your rocket

Earlier this year we looked at 4 different techniques for measuring the altitude of a water rocket. We used all 4 techniques on the same flight so we could compare them for their accuracy. We repeated the experiment 3 times just to make sure. Here is a highlights video that looks at the results as well as the reasons for their differences.

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