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Smart Model Rocket Launcher and Data Logger

An Electrical Engineering Major's Senior Project

Team Members

Brian Carrick

Project Date

Spring 2015

Project Description

Model rocketry is a very popular hobby among people of all ages and has the potential to be a great teaching tool. The educational areas of science, technology, engineering, and math are not as popular among youth and young adults these days for many reasons. A few reasons that youth are losing interest in these areas is a lack of fun and real life application in their education. This document proposes a senior design project that addresses some issues with current STEM education by using model rocketry to teach the dynamics of rocket flight.