Beach-1​​

Status

LAUNCHED

Beach 1 was BLT's first fully student designed and constructed rocket.

B-1's  original mission was to fly as our team's entry for the 2018 FARMARS Competition, however the vehicle did not meet our team's quality standards to be flown in time for the competition. B-1 was flown as a test vehicle on January 5th, 2019. Watch the YouTube video above!

Mission

Basics

Type: Liquid Bipropellant

Propellants: Liquid Methane & LOx

Length: 14 feet

Dry Mass: 160 Lbm

Wet Mass: 200 Lbm

Max Apogee: 6,000 feet (appx)

Injector Type: Shower-head

Nominal Thrust: 550 Lbf

Nominal Burn: 18 seconds

Fuel Feed System: Pressure Fed

Cooling Method: Ablative Cooling

Engine

Stats