Vulcan-II

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About Vulcan-II

The Vulcan-II rocket is currently being manufactured by the SEDS UCSD team.

The rocket will be powered by the second iteration of our Ignus engine. Optimized for a higher thrust and pressure, the Vulcan-II engine will launch a newly designed rocket to a target altitude of 35,000 ft.

Target Height35,000 ft
Length22 ft
Diameter8 in
Engine Thrust850 lb
Burn Time11 seconds
FuelKerosene-LOx
Tank PressuresKerosene- 1000 psi,
LOx- 650 psi
Pressure SystemPressure Fed with 4500 psi N2
AvionicsFlight controller, various peripheral components including radio downlink, valve actuation, and recovery deployment

Current Team Members

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Previous Members

SHEELA THORESONGIOVANNI ROSALESPHILBY WANGDAVID ZHU
KEVIN HOODEV BHATIATZU-TYING HUNGDR. ALEX FORENCICH
AVAK ARCHANIANJOSEPH DICKSONTREVOR HARMANERIC SHNELL
ALEXANDER ARDALANWAEL IVIEWELLS HUANGVESAL RAZAVIMALEKI
MATHEWS TORRESWILL HEYMANALI OZHANVALERIO SCHERINI
HANNAH PETERSONALEXANDER LUKENOOPUR KHACHANEANDREW WANG

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