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MCNOMINAL
[CR22]

McNominal is CU InSpace's entry in the 2022 Spaceport America Cup 10,000 ft COTS Solid competition. This was the team’s fifth time competing in this category.

Standing at 3.57 m (11.7 ft) tall, the rocket is designed to reach an expected apogee of 11800 ft. above ground level utilizing a Cesaroni Pro98 6-Grain engine casing, housing an N-2500 solid motor.

The airframe is composed of commercially available filament wound fibreglass body tubes mated using aluminum couplers, a student built fiberglass and aluminum nose cone, carbon fibre sandwich panel fins, and an aft frame made up of four pairs of vertical stringers.

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OVERVIEW

Competitions

2022 Spaceport America Cup

Category

10 000 ft COTS

Mass - Empty

28.3 kg (62.4 lbs)

Mass - Loaded

39.9 kg (88.0 lbs)

Height

3.57 m (11 ft 9 in)

Diameter

0.156 m (6.125 in)

Motor

Cesaroni Pro98 N2500

Status

Launched and Recovered