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A concept rocket thrust vectoring system.

Project Aurora's goal is to develop a model rocket with thrust vectoring control. Thrust vectoring, or TVC, is a rocket control system that involves the rocket shifting the direction of its engines to maneuver. The first prototypes use compressed air instead of a solid rocket engine and are mounted to a frame that keeps the models in place while allowing rotation.

Prototype Development

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Rev 0.1 prototype.

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Rev 0.2 prototype.

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Rev 0.3 (left) and 0.4 (right) prototypes with new rotational air fittings.

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