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Copenhagen Suborbital - NEX0 - Rocket
« on: 07/10/2015 12:30 AM »
Assembling NEX0 1 - Episode 1 - 2015-07-08

Published on Jul 9, 2015
Parts have started to arrive for the first two Nex° rockets. The first major shipment consists of the lasercut aluminium plate parts for the rocket body.

The next job is to prepare the lasercut parts for assembly. Holes has to be tapped to accept bolts, the plates that are to form the outer shields of the rocket has to be rolled into the correct diameter, bar stock has to be milled etc.

The work is performed by members of Copenhagen Suborbitals according to detailed drawings made in Solidworks by our rocket design group.

This video is the first in a series that follows the assembly of the first two rockets in Nex° class.

The first launch of a Nex° class rocket is scheduled for late summer 2015. The launch will take place at sea in the Baltic Sea east of the island Bornholm.

The Nex° class are named after the city Nex° on Bornholm, that Copenhagen Suborbitals use as a staging area for our launches at sea.

The Nex° rocket will be powered by the BPM-5 engine, a LOX/ethanol rocket engine developed, built and tested by Copenhagen Suborbitals during 2014 & 2015.



 
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Re: Copenhagen Suborbital - NEX0 - Rocket
« Reply #1 on: 07/14/2015 07:38 PM »
Robot welding of the new BPM5
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Published on Jul 13, 2015
We are putting together the flight version of the BPM5 engine. Jacob made a home made "robot" welding setup for one of the weld seams.
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Re: Copenhagen Suborbital - NEX0 - Rocket
« Reply #2 on: 08/07/2015 01:45 PM »
Rocket launch coming up!
We have booked the last two weekends of August (2015) and the first two weekends of September as our launch window for the Nex° I rocket. Once ready, and the weather forecast is okay, we'll launch. Typically we launch early in the day, CEST, and our activity will be broadcast live on our youtube channel

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Re: Copenhagen Suborbital - NEX0 - Rocket
« Reply #3 on: 08/28/2015 10:32 PM »
Copsub posted this to twitter 3 days ago. The rumour is the launch will be in the first week of September. The technology in this rocket has been very satisfying to see in development, I wish them well with the preparations.
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Re: Copenhagen Suborbital - NEX0 - Rocket
« Reply #4 on: 09/06/2015 07:25 PM »
Launched the rocket? I think no.




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Re: Copenhagen Suborbital - NEX0 - Rocket
« Reply #5 on: 09/14/2015 11:50 AM »
Launched the rocket? I think no.

Not yet. According to their blog, Sputnik (the launch platform) is docked at Hasle on Bornhold due to bad weather. They expect to continue next week and still aim for a launch around September 19th-20th.

As for the video, the sticker at 20:20 made me laugh.


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Re: Copenhagen Suborbital - NEX0 - Rocket
« Reply #6 on: 09/15/2015 10:45 PM »
Nex° I Dogbone separation test

Published on Sep 15, 2015
Separation test of the dogbones on the Nex° I rocket.

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Re: Copenhagen Suborbital - NEX0 - Rocket
« Reply #7 on: 11/06/2015 09:28 PM »
Status Nex° I Nov 2015

Published on Nov 6, 2015
Unfortunately, we didn't manage to launch the Nex° I rocket before the temperature of the Baltic Sea became too low and closed our 2015 launch window.

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Re: Copenhagen Suborbital - NEX0 - Rocket
« Reply #8 on: 05/19/2016 11:15 PM »
Mini Nex° for Forum 2016

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Published on May 19, 2016
For the second time we parcitipate in Science in Forum, the science and technology event surrounding the annual science talent competition for danish middle school and highschool students.
This year we will try to have fun building real rockets for and with the kids, and launch the rockets inside the venue.
Watch the video to find out how.

Copenhagen Suborbitals is the world's only mannned, amateur space program, all 100% crowdfunded and nonprofit. In the future, one of us will fly to space on a homebuilt rocket.

If you like the video please go to www.copsub.com and support our project. Your donations are our rocket fuel.

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Re: Copenhagen Suborbital - NEX0 - Rocket
« Reply #9 on: 05/19/2016 11:17 PM »
Build your own NEXě 1 rocket - Short Video

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Published on May 19, 2016
Danish: Build your own NEXě 1 rocket. Here's a brief guide: http: //copenhagensuborbitals.com/skum ... for making our toy rocket Skumx° I. If you have not acquired our self-adhesive foil rocket, you can print our skŠreark here:

http://copenhagensuborbitals.com/wp_

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« Reply #10 on: 05/19/2016 11:19 PM »
Science in Forum 2016 Directors cut Long Version

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Published on May 19, 2016
Uploaded May 8, 2016
Danish: Build your own NEXě 1 rocket. Here's a brief guide: http://copenhagensuborbitals.com/skum ... for making our toy rocket Skumx° I. If you have not acquired our self-adhesive foil rocket, you can print our skŠreark here: http://copenhagensuborbitals.com/wp_

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Re: Copenhagen Suborbital - NEX0 - Rocket
« Reply #11 on: 05/22/2016 03:50 AM »
Flight Qualification Rocket Engine Test for Nex°-I

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Final Flight Qualification Rocket Engine Test for the Nex°-I Rocket. The plan is to carry out the final test of the BPM-5 rocket engine that will later this year be used to launch the Nex°-I rocket for its maiden flight. The live broadcast will include speakers and interviews.

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Re: Copenhagen Suborbital - NEX0 - Rocket
« Reply #12 on: 06/04/2016 10:02 AM »
cop sub member Kristian S°rensen has posted a danish blog here https://ing.dk/blog/aarets-raketopsendelser-184583#utm_sguid=148973,a269e3fc-9857-8d99-8572-8bf8656dac6d
Google translate created something intelligible with it. They are confident of launching both Nex° 1 and Nex° 2 sometime in July-August. This weekend they are taking the first rocket out of storage for cold flow tests and bringing the launch platform back to Copenhagen for testing.

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Re: Copenhagen Suborbital - NEX0 - Rocket
« Reply #13 on: 06/13/2016 11:18 PM »
Second Cold Flow test on Nex°1 (in 2016)

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Published on Jun 13, 2016
This video is from the second cold flow test done on the 11 of June 2016 in front of the workshop. A second test was needed to test the repairs and small changes made based on what we discovered during the first test. Several valves and seals were changed, and most was fixed. A couple of minor things still need adjusting before launch.

The cold flow test is done with liquid nitrogen instead of the LOX. Nitrogen being inert is the perfect replacement and makes it save to troubleshoot while being close to the rocket.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGTKSwOJiS4?t=1s

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Re: Copenhagen Suborbital - NEX0 - Rocket
« Reply #14 on: 06/29/2016 06:30 PM »
Nex° I Launch T - 19 days.



Last weekend we performed the "Sea Acceptance Test" and Nex° I passed! We had a PERFECT simulated launch on sunday!
 Next up: preparations for the actual launch on July 16th!!

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« Reply #16 on: 07/12/2016 01:57 PM »
Nex° I Launch T - 19 days.



Last weekend we performed the "Sea Acceptance Test" and Nex° I passed! We had a PERFECT simulated launch on sunday!
 Next up: preparations for the actual launch on July 16th!!




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Re: Copenhagen Suborbital - NEX0 - Rocket
« Reply #17 on: 07/18/2016 07:12 PM »
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Status on Nex° I launch saturday 23rd: ALL systems are GO! Launch platform will depart from Cph. tomorrow morning.

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Re: Copenhagen Suborbital - NEX0 - Rocket
« Reply #18 on: 07/19/2016 03:19 AM »
Final adjustmens of the ballute and parachute before launch of the Nex° 1 rocket.

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Published on Jul 18, 2016
Final adjustmens of the ballute and parachute before launch of the Nex° 1 rocket.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvZI5h7Sj0Y?t=001

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Re: Copenhagen Suborbital - NEX0 - Rocket
« Reply #19 on: 07/19/2016 07:01 PM »
Looking all green



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