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Rocketcar Day 12

Rocketcar Day 12

It's on again...

Camera Two

Camera Two, my Rocketcar Day 12 entrant.

It's a computer steered, digital compass guided Rocketcar:

(click the image for the Flickr version with notes...)

So far I've only test launched it with an elastic catapult - the guidance system seems to work in this video, you can see the steering keeping the car pointing roughly the right direction. The Rocketcar Day racetrack is quite a lot flatter than my bumpy driveway too.