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BLOG: Amateur rocket launch

By |2020-04-20T21:58:15-07:00April 16th, 2020|Blogs, Feature Blog, Top 5|

The Zed II mission was the second launch of the Zed rocket and the third flight test to date. The rocket is powered by an E-class equivalent sugar/potassium nitrate motor with 53 grams of propellant. While the motor functioned as hoped, the rocket suffered from serious aerodynamic instability. The launch occurred on April 7, 2020.

Style Session No. 10, 2019-2020 – Straight Talk

By |2020-03-12T12:07:25-07:00March 12th, 2020|Blogs, Feature Blog, Opinions, Silva Emerian|

Wash your hands. With soap. Often. This isn’t preschool. We shouldn’t have to remind you to use warm, soapy water and sing Happy Birthday twice. Pick out your clothes with God in mind. You don’t need to impress anyone else.

Open Air Adventures, No.3, 2020-Carving out new skills

By |2020-03-05T13:59:07-08:00March 5th, 2020|Blogs, Feature Blog, Lifestyle & Fitness|

Though Skiing can be a fairly simple sport to learn, there are always critiques to be made and new lessons to learn. Even the best skiers in the world go over various techniques and training drills to enhance their skill set. Whether it's learning how to ski powder, moguls, or carving on a groomed run, this snow sport translates to various methods that can be as complex as you make them. I don’t say this to intimidate the hopeful novice, but rather encourage them that there are greater aspects to skiing than just getting down the hill without falling. Once the basics have been mastered, the skier can begin to explore a diversified playing field of new abilities.

Open Air Adventures, No. 2, 2020- Snowboarding dos and donts

By |2020-02-27T14:13:04-08:00February 24th, 2020|Blogs, Feature Blog, Lifestyle & Fitness|

Once arriving at China Peak, the first step is to figure out where to rent equipment and begin the process of learning how to snowboard. China Peak, has an equipment rental shop located in the Day Lodge. There, employees can assist resort attendants with everything they need to get on the snow.  Afterwards, visitors can either schedule a snowboard lesson from a professional, or begin the trial and error process of mastering the sport on their own. I recommend finding a friend who is experienced in snowboarding to come and encourage you along the way.