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RECORD LIQUID BI-PROPELLANT ROCKET
Lady Elizabeth was designed to compete in the FAR/Mars Society Launch Contest and be recovered using a single bay, two-stage recovery system. Lady Elizabeth was designed and tested in stages with the engine being tested on a test stand before construction of the rocket was started. Lady Elizabeth is the first dual-cryogenic rocket that San Diego State University Rocket Project (SDSURP) has built. More than 100 undergraduate and graduate students at SDSU contributed to this project. As of February 1, 2020, Lady Elizabeth holds the altitude record for a student-built liquid bi-propellant rocket launched and recovered at 13,205 feet above ground level.
With more than 500 pounds of thrust at liftoff, Lady Elizabeth reached a record altitude of 13,205 feet. This launch is the first of it's kind, setting the methalox altitude record as well as the first collegiate methalox rocket to be launched and recovered.
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IN HONOR OF
The naming of our rocket is dedicated to Elizabeth Jackson-Woodcock. An avid supporter of education and students, Elizabeth's legacy lives on within RP. Each and every day, students are able to be innovative and take on challenges in an environment that is incredibly unique to SDSU. We are grateful to honor her with the launch of one of our most challenging and innovative rockets to date.
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