More Smoke and Noise: A Journey into Amateur Rocketry [Image: Intimidator by Phil Charlesworth]

More Smoke and Noise: A Journey into Amateur Rocketry

Dr Phil Charlesworth

Dr Phil Charlesworth
University of Wales, Newport

30th October 2019

A surprise Christmas present can have unforseen consequences. At Christmas 2000 Dr Phil Charlesworth was given a model rocket starter kit by his wife. Two decades later he has designed and built several hundred rockets, some of which are capable of supersonic flight. He now runs the only rocketry club in the region and supports rocketry projects at secondary schools and universities. In this talk he will take you through his journey from that Chistmas present to his current projects. Join him on his his quest for more smoke and noise.

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