Hedonic Treadmill is a family of launch vehicles designed to work together.
(It is also a way of describing how our life expectations change with our circumstances to normalize how we feel about our accomplishments—sound familiar?)
The launch vehicles and their missions will:
This family of rockets have a cohesive design philosophy and, where applicable, interchangeable parts.
This is the basic roadmap, but it will necessarily change as I progress through different stages of the project.
Since I will be using a G12 filament-wound airframe for my level 3 project, I will also use it for my level 1 and level 2 projects to gain more experience with the material.
G12 Fibreglass Airframes
I chose less-common airframe diameters—2.6", 4.5", 5.5"—and the only suppliers that carry all three of them are MadCow Rocketry & Composite Warehouse:
G12 Fiberglass Tubes