The DIY Rocketeer Building SpaceX Replicas of Self-Landing Rockets

An awesome story from Motherboard about BPS.space and Joe Barnards attempt to propulsively land a model rocket!

Video Caption: Joe Barnard left his background in videography and music production to launch his life of amateur rocketry, and he shares his DIY adventures in building rockets on his YouTube channel BPS.space.

After he saw the launch and successful landing of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket, he knew that he wanted to do that too—so he took it upon himself to learn all he could about rocket science to get a job at SpaceX. Since then, many companies have come knocking at his door, but he’s decided to keep on forging ahead with his DIY endeavors to build, launch, and land fully functional scale rockets at a fraction of the cost and time of experimenting with real rockets.

Motherboard travels to Tennessee to meet with the rocketeer leading that charge for budding DIY rocket scientists around the world.

Check out Joe’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCILl…

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Flight Computer Outline – Landing Model Rockets Ep. 3

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Landing Model Rockets: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIMaA…
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BPS Falcon Heavy Flight 1

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Falcon Heavy Details: https://bps.space/falcon-heavy
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Landing Model Rockets Ep.2

Video Caption: Help support BPS.space: https://www.patreon.com/bps_space Charlie Garcia: https://twitter.com/Chuck0Garcia

Jonny Hyman: https://jonnyhyman.com https://twitter.com/jonnyhyman

Human Digital Control Station: https://github.com/jonnyhyman/HDCS Autonomous Digital Control Station: https://github.com/jonnyhyman/ADCS Jonny’s Hybrid Rocket Project: https://bit.ly/2Nzs2PR

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Landing Model Rockets Ep. 1 – Flight Simulation

Video Caption: Flight Simulation Files: https://www.patreon.com/posts/landing…

Music by Joe Barnard

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Landing Model Rockets

Joe from BPS.space has started a new web series detailing how he plans to propulsively land his rockets using the in-house built Signal avionics.

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Episode 1 – Flight Simulation: https://www.patreon.com/posts/landing…

Music by Joe Barnard

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BPS: Falcon Heavy Second Stage Testing

Joe launched his 1/48 scale Falcon Heavy back in June, he has now tested the second stage in anticipation of an all up flight test!
Make sure to head over to BPS.space to buy your own Signal flight computer to do this yourself!