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Syncope

Syncope, the LRA's entry into the 2018 Spaceport America Cup, reached an altitude of 9,201 ft carrying the scientific payload Headrush. Headrush was designed to test the strain of high-G forces on the vena cava. Carrying a custom electronics board designed and built by students, Syncope soared powered by a Cessaroni L1115. 

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Vargur

Vargur was the LRA's entry in the 2017 IREC competition. Powered by an M-class solid fuel motor, Vargur reached an altitude of 10,000 ft. and Mach 1 while carrying a custom electronics payload, Muninn, which recorded a variety of air-quality parameters throughout the flight.

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Nether

The staged systems team's first prototype, Nether was the LRA's first attempt at a serial-staged rocket. Nether successfully launched and staged for the first time in September 3rd of 2016, and has since undergone several successful tests.

Legacy Rockets

Before its re-establishment as a technically focused student organization, the LRA fabricated and launched a number of quirky designs under its high-power divisions. Check out the gallery for some interesting takes on rocket design!