Zipper - A condition in which a slot is cut in an airframe by a shock cord. This condition is caused by early or late recovery system deployment, in which the recovery system deploys while the airframe is moving at a high rate of speed. Mitch Adamson will be discussing the need for and ways to create a "Zipperless" rocket design. He has tested many different methods to alleviate this issue and will be sharing his results with us.
The meetings are usually held in the north building of the Salt Lake County Complex (located at 2001 South State Street in Salt Lake City).The meetings are held in room N1100 which is the big assembly room to the left as you walk in.
Please sign in at the security desk first and please note that there are no food or drink allowed.