Nose Cone Lab

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What nose cone allows the rocket to go the highest? Grant, Tyrone and Knobloch, Niklaus Crestwood JH, Cresco IA The purpose of our experiment was to find out what nose cone would work the best for our rocket. Our hypothesis was that the ogive nose cone shape would work the best to eliminate drag. To do our experiment we had 5 different nose cones and tested them on a rocket three times each measuring how high the rocket went each time with an altimeter. The nose cone that we found worked the best was the conical nose cone. The ones that were the worst were the blunt and ogive having only a small difference between the average height flown. The conical nose cone was the only nose cone that had any significant difference and was barely one
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