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Welcome to the Cambridge University Space Flight Wiki!

Visit the Page directory for a categorised list of public pages, and Members:Page directory for a categorised list of members-only pages

Note that this is a new wiki and as such many pages are unfinished. Many of the current pages were imported from a different type of wiki and as such may not be formatted correctly.

Major projects

Griffin 1
A two-stage spaceshot vehicle intended to reach 150km in 2023
White Giant
A 10kN N2O-IPA liquid engine that will power the first stage of Griffin 1
The second stage of Griffin 1, powered by a Cesaroni Pro98 and equipped with a custom hypersonic recovery system
Martlet 4
A single stage rocket powered by Pulsar, intended to break the UK amateur altitude record when it launches in 2022

Simulation software

All of our software is free and open source. Anyone is welcome to contribute: simply open a pull request on GitHub with your suggested changes.

Cooling system model for liquid rocket engines
Redundant tracking system for HAB launches
Whole-rocket flight simulator, with emphasis on nitrous oxide behaviour in run tanks and effect on engine performance
Software package to model 2-phase compressible flow through an injector orifice and determine fluid exit properties
Cambridge Python Rocketry Simulator is a Python package which provides fully featured rocket trajectory simulation
Tāwhirimātea (Tawhiri) is our high altitude balloon landing prediction software.


Git and GitHub
A reference guide of how to use Git and Github, which we use for managing software and CAD
Integration between Git and SolidWorks to make CAD version control feasible
User's Guide
User's Guide to using MediaWiki, which this wiki runs on.
Notes for maintaining this wiki and all other CUSF services