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

Project Minerva I


Project Minerva was UQ Space’s 30,000ft / 9.14km competition rocket for the Australian Universities Rocket Competition in 2019.


Built entirely by the UQ Space team of 2018/2019, Minerva I achieved 4th place in the 2019 AURC.


Project Minerva was the very first rocket designed by the team.


Fast Facts:

Achieved Altitude: 30,800ft / 9.39km

Length: 2.54m

Max. Velocity: Mach 2.22 (~2741.2 km/h)

Mass: 27 kg

Diameter: 9.8 cm

Max. Thrust: 4.750 kN

Total Impulse: 21.062 kNs