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The Kentucky Re-entry Universal Payload System (KRUPS) is a low cost, re-entry vehicle under development by undergraduate students through senior design projects at the University of Kentucky. KRUPS aims at advancing aerothermodynamic physics while serving as a universal payload system for upper atmospheric and microgravity experiments. The design of KRUPS has been continued for 5 years, starting from conceptual design to sounding rocket tests. This proposal is two folds. First, it aims at funding a senior design project that would directly benefit the greater mission of KRUPS. The students will be tasked on designing a recovery system so that, following a sounding rocket test flight, the capsule can be located and recovered after splashdown. The second part of the proposal aims at providing the students with hands-on rocket payload development by having them attend the RockOn! workshop at the NASA Wallops Flight Facility, in Summer 2018.
|Effective start/end date||1/1/19 → 5/31/20|
- National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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- 1 Finished
National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program (SPACE Grant) Training Grant 2015-2018
Smith, S. & Hayes, J.
8/4/15 → 2/3/21
Project: Research project