2000 Mission

Launched September 29th
Gross Liftoff Weight 434lbs
Vehicle Height 15 feet
Vehicle Diameter 8.625 inches
Expected Altitude 60 nautical miles
Maximum Speed 3,205 mph
Maximum Altitude 45,000 ft
Mission Summary:  
The 2000 Rocket successfully cleared the tower. At 45,000 feet, wind shear caused a fin to snap off and vehicle breakup. Although the rocket never reached its expected altitude, it did set a new amateur rocketry speed record of 3,205 miles per hour!