Mike Westerfield

Mike Westerfield

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Use household items to build an inexpensive water-powered rocket that can soar at 100mph. Read more »


Use an iPhone to take movies from a model rocket in flight. Read more »


This project walks you through the steps to download and install a program to analyze rocket data collected from flying a SensorTag on a model rocket. You’ll find out the G forces on the rocket, how fast it went, how high it went, and see the rotation and air pressure... Read more »


It was a beautiful fall morning as I carefully packed the parachute, slid in the engine, and installed the igniter in my model rocket. I started the data collection program and slid the payload with a TI Bluetooth low energy SensorTag and an iPhone 4s into the payload bay. Yes,... Read more »