USLI Tiger Launch

Project Tiger Launch Rocket

For the 2016-17 USLI competition, the Auburn University Student Launch team has developed an all-new rocket design as a part of "Project Tiger Launch." This new design utilizes components from past vehicles, as well as completely new features, such as our two unique payload systems: grid fins and the payload fairing.

The rocket will be manufactured using a number of methods that have never been used before. The core of the tube will consist of an open-architecture composite structure (O-ACS) made of carbon fiber braids. The exterior surface will be composed of a carbon fiber overwrap. Various external and internal components will be made from carbon fiber, fiberglass, and 3D printed material, using Auburn University's various 3D printers

Last Updated: 2 April 2017