Project Athena I - UQ Space
The University of Queensland's Rocket Team
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Project Athena I

Project Athena I

Description

Project Athena was UQ Space’s 10,000ft / 3.05km competition rocket for the Australian Universities Rocket Competition in 2019.

 

Built entirely by the UQ Space team of 2018/2019, Athena I won first place in the 10,000ft. category and scored 231.5 out of 250 points; achieving the Overall 1st position in the AURC.

 

Project Athena was the very first rocket completely manufactured by the team. From composite fins to the CNC-milled components of the C02 recovery system.

 

Fast Facts:

Achieved Altitude: 10,081ft / 3.07km

Length: 1.95m

Mass: 15 kg

Diameter: 9.8 cm

Max. Velocity: Mach 0.94 (~1160 km/h)

Max. Thrust: 1.805 kN

Total Impulse: 5.342 kNs