Welcome to 2018-2019!

A New Year We here at OTRA are excited for the new year! We have 9 new senior projectors for the 2018-2019 academic year ready to dive into rocketry. Currently, they are working on taking the lessons learned from 2017-2018's flight rocket project, and pursuing a modular rocket for Spaceport America Cup. We hope to …

Fuel System Evolution

In the past year, our oxidizer and fuel system has moved through six major revisions. Driving forces for change have included updated engine requirements, changes in fuel selection, safety concerns, as well as improvements compiled from team suggestions. Humble beginnings: Concept Sketch Our initial engineering sketch of the fuel system was used extensively to explain …