Joe Barnard has spent the last three years pioneering DIY landing technologies for amateur rockets and now the aerospace industry is paying attention.
Rocketry teams compete for the milestone of becoming the first student team to reach space.
The DIY sub was meant to launch some of the world's largest amateur rockets.
But the US will lead the world in the total number of rockets launched this year.
Born 100 years ago, Jack Parsons seemed devoted to reconciling opposites, smashing together the technical and the spiritual.
YouTube user/rocket scientist Ben Krasnow put up an amazing demonstration of how a hybrid rocket works, complete with a clear acrylic motor that lets you see the action. It's an example of a "hybrid rocket":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hybrid_rocket...