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1 RockOn! Welcome to the RockOn! Workshop

2 RockOn! RockOn:

3 RockOn! RockOn: - Arrive at Hotel

4 RockOn! Welcome: - We are finally here! INSERT PICTURE HERE

5 RockOn! Welcome: - It took many people, many long hours to get here - Colorado Space Grant – Chris Koehler, Brian Sanders, Shawn Carroll, Riley Pack, David Fergurson, Eric Pahlke, and Ana Ilic (plus more) - Virginia Space Grant – Mary Sandy, John Companion, Debbie Ross - Wallops Flight Facility – Phil Eberspeaker, Keith Koehler, Rick Weaver, and Andrew Manidgo - NASA HQs – Joyce Winterton, Diane DeTroye, and Katie Pruzan

6 RockOn! Welcome: - And YOU!

7 RockOn! Welcome: - Thank you for coming and believing in this workshop - We will take a few minutes to find out why you came… - Please introduce yourself - Tell us who you are and why you are here - Tell us what you hope to learn from this workshop The students you represent…

8 RockOn! Welcome: - Three students (171)

9 RockOn! Welcome: - Twelve students (684)

10 RockOn! Welcome: - Forty-eight students (2736)

11 RockOn! Welcome: - This workshop has never been done before - This workshop will be fun - This workshop will be hard - This workshop will give you the tools, skills, and experience to start your own rocket payload program - This workshop has never been done before - Things may not go as planned…

12 RockOn! RockOn! 2008 Workshop Goals and Overview

13 RockOn! Workshop Goals: The goals of this workshop are… DARFFALS FUN – have an experience like no other LEARN – how to build simple sounding rocket payloads DO – use your hands to do the above FLY – put all the above on a rocket and launch it ANALYZE – understand the data from your flight (recover) ACCESS – create standard access platform to space (RockSat) START – Go home and start your own student program RETURN – in the future with your own rocket payload

14 RockOn! Workshop Goals: - You will form teams of three (you pick them)* * one team of four

15 RockOn! Workshop Goals: - Teams will get a kit of parts

16 RockOn! Workshop Goals: - Electronics Build on Day 2

17 RockOn! Workshop Goals: - Program on Day 3

18 RockOn! Workshop Goals: - Integrate on Day 4

19 RockOn! Workshop Goals: - Load on Day 5

20 RockOn! Workshop Goals: - Launch, analyze, and celebrate on Day 6

21 RockOn! Workshop Vision: - You take this experience and do something with it - When you are ready to fly, youll come back to Wallops - Youll fly your payload on next summers workshop flight - Your launch fee will directly supports the 2009 workshop flight

22 RockOn! Workshop Origins: - Based the successful Boulder BalloonSat workshop

23 RockOn! Workshop Origins: - This workshop has been held five times with great participation

24 RockOn! Workshop Origins: - The workshop kit or RocketSat has been under development and testing since January RocketSat has been developed by undergraduate students from the University of Colorado at Boulder - RocketSat has flown three times in different configurations - RocketSat I September RocketSat IIApril RocketSat IIIJune RocketSat DJune 26, RocketSat IVJune 27, 2008

25 RockOn! RocketSat I: Objectives: 1. Easily reproducible payload design (COTS) 2. Qualitative data description of flight environment with altitude 3. Science Package: - Geiger Counter - Microwave Detector - Temperature sensor - Accelerometers - Pressure sensor

26 RockOn! Kit Concept:

27 RockOn! RocketSat I:

28 RockOn! Kit Concept:

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30 RockOn! RocketSat I:

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34 RockOn! RocketSat I:

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36 RockOn! RocketSat II: Objectives: 1. Easily reproducible payload design (COTS) 2. Record detailed flight data: - Video Camera 3. Environmental sensors: - Temperature - Pressure - Humidity - Three-axis accelerometers - Strain gauges - Faculty GPS experiment

37 RockOn! RocketSat II:

38 RockOn! RocketSat II:

39 RockOn! RocketSat II:

40 RockOn! RocketSat II:

41 RockOn! RocketSat II:

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43 RockOn! RocketSat II:

44 RockOn! The Next Step:

45 RockOn! The Next Step:

46 RockOn! The Next Step:

47 RockOn! RocketSat III: Objectives: 1. Re-fly all hardware from RS I except microwave sensor and Geiger counter 2. New Sensors: - Silicon pressure sensor - New Geiger counter - New microwave sensor

48 RockOn! RocketSat III:

49 RockOn! RocketSat III:

50 RockOn! RocketSat III:

51 RockOn! The Next Step:

52 RockOn! RocketSat III:

53 RockOn! RocketSat D: RocketSat D (for Donut) Objectives 1. Sanity check for RockOn workshop kit

54 RockOn! RocketSat IV: Objectives: 1. Highest recording of greenhouse gases via Aircore process 2. Prove RockSat standard and RockOn sustainability concept

55 RockOn! Workshop Preparations: - Numerous reviews, meetings, and telecons with Wallops

56 RockOn! Workshop Preparations: - Lots of testing

57 RockOn! Workshop Preparations: - Many walk-throughs

58 RockOn! Workshop Preparations: - Lots and lots of cash…

59 RockOn! Workshop Funding: Workshop is being funded by… - Wallops Flight Facility - NASA Education - CO and VA Space Grant - You – the participants (Registration Fee)

60 RockOn! Workshop Registration: Includes… $ Breakfast and lunch every day $ Dinner twice $ All reusable kit hardware $ Handbook and software $ Launch and recovery $ Shirt and other items $1,500 Priceless Total Experience…

61 RockOn! Workshop Preparations: - All that said, we think were ready…

62 RockOn! Workshop Preparations: - All that said, we think were ready…

63 RockOn! Workshop Preparations: - All that said, we think were ready…

64 RockOn! Workshop Preparations: - All that said, we think were ready…

65 RockOn! Workshop Preparations: - All that said, we think were ready…

66 RockOn! Workshop Preparations: - All that said, we think were ready…

67 RockOn! Workshop Preparations: - All that said, we think were ready…

68 RockOn! Workshop Preparations: - All that said, we think were ready…

69 RockOn! Workshop Preparations: - All that said, we think were ready…

70 RockOn! Workshop Preparations: - All that said, we think were ready…

71 RockOn! Your Handbook: - One copy for each participant - Everything we use in the workshop is in the handbook - There is a DVD-ROM with electronic version of everything - Put your name on the handbook, we do not have extras - You will use it in conjunction with the projected slides

72 RockOn! Lets Go: -

73 RockOn! Other Items: - Hotel OK? Problems, let me or Debbie know ASAP - Who is not staying at the Refuge? - Anyone have a flight before 1:00 PM on Saturday? - Anyone need transportation to Wallops tomorrow? - Special needs?

74 RockOn! RockOn! 2008 Questions?

75 RockOn! Sounding Rocket Overview RockOn! 2008

76 76 Sounding Rocket Overview: - Unmanned - High altitude, not orbital - Typically recovered - Telemetry

77 RockOn! Sounding Rocket Overview: - Various missions and payload configurations

78 RockOn! Sounding Rocket Overview: - Many configurations

79 RockOn! Sounding Rocket Overview: - Many configurations

80 RockOn! Sounding Rocket Overview:

81 RockOn! RockOn! 2008 Team Activity

82 RockOn! Team Activity: - Teamwork can make or break a project - Many problems with teams can be attributed to those initial moments together - Having fun together is a great way to get to know each other - This activity will set each team off in a good direction

83 RockOn! Team Activity: - Each team will work with another team for this activity - Both teams will work toward a common goal - Goal is the first to finish building this…

84 RockOn! Team Activity: - All great feats begin with a solid foundation

85 RockOn! Team Activity: - All great feats begin with a solid foundation

86 RockOn! Team Activity: - All great feats begin with a solid foundation

87 RockOn! Team Activity: - All great feats begin with a solid foundation

88 RockOn! Team Activity: - All great feats begin with a solid foundation

89 RockOn! Team Activity: - All great feats begin with a solid foundation

90 RockOn! Team Activity: - All great feats begin with a solid foundation

91 RockOn! Team Activity: - All great feats begin with a solid foundation

92 RockOn! Team Activity: - All great feats begin with a solid foundation

93 RockOn! Team Activity: - All great feats begin with a solid foundation

94 RockOn! Team Activity: - All great feats begin with a solid, common sense and concrete foundation

95 RockOn! Team Activity: - All great feats begin with a solid foundation

96 RockOn! Team Activity:

97 RockOn! Team Activity: - Each team member must participate in some way - Two teams must work together - Devise a plan - This will be your buddy team throughout the workshop - Set must be built correctly - Set must operate - Everyone wins - Are you ready?

98 RockOn! Team Activity: - You will have 5 minutes to come up with your combined team strategy - You may open the box and look at the instructions only - Do not open the piece bags at this time - When you have completed your set, bring it to the front with your team sheet for inspection. - Please keep all the pieces together with the box and instructions as we plan to use these sets again next year.

99 RockOn! Directions to Wallops RockOn! 2008

100 100 Last Minute Updates: - Leave for Wallops ~6:25 AM - Arrive at Wallops security gate ~6:45 AM - Be at Breakfast location by 6:58 AM - Bring Wallops ID and Photo ID - CARPOOL, CARPOOL, CARPOOL - Dress code: comfortable pants, closed toed shoes, no tank tops

101 101 Directions to Wallops from Refuge Inn -Plan on about minutes to get from Refuge Inn to Wallops -Lost, call

102 102 Directions to Wallops from Refuge Inn -Exit LEFT on Maddox from Refuge Inn -Turn LEFT on N. Main Street -Turn RIGHT on Chincoteague Road (175) -Cross Chincoteague Bay on 175

103 103 Directions to Wallops from Refuge Inn -Follow Chincoteague Road around Wallops Station -Turn RIGH at Atlantic Road

104 104 Directions to Wallops from Refuge Inn -Turn RIGHT on Fulton Street, guard station on left, security office on right. Badges should let you pass through guard station. Security Office Guard Station

105 105 Directions to Wallops from Refuge Inn -Continue on Fulton Street -Take LEFT on Stubbs Boulevard

106 106 Directions to Wallops from Refuge Inn Breakfast Park Here Our Meeting Location Building F3 Turn LEFT on Bond St and LEFT into Parking Lot

107 107 RockOn Workshop You will be coming in from Route 13, turning onto VA 175 At Ts Corner toward Chincoteague. You pass Wallops to get to Chincoteague Island and the Refuge Inn.

108 108 RockON Workshop Buildings off to your right when you turn left onto Stubbs Rd.

109 109 RockON Workshop The Williamsburg Room in the Cafeteria is to the right of the Lobby

110 110 RockON Workshop Turn left off Stubbs onto Bond Rd. just past these flagpoles. F3 is the brick building in the background and the van Is parked in the parking lot that we will use. This picture was taken from the parking lot of the Cafeteria.

111 111 RockON Workshop Entrance to Building F3 coming from the parking lot

112 112 RockON Workshop Workshop Room in Building F3

113 113 RockON Workshop Workshop Room in Building F3, looking the Other way and showing the projection screen


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