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R is for Rocket - The Basics of Model Rocketry

R is for Rocket - The Basics of Model Rocketry

Fair Projects, Science Projects, Rockets, Weird Science, Spaceships, Project Ideas, Fireworks, Astronomy, Modeling

How to Measure Model Rocket Altitude

To measure how well your rocket flies, you'll need to know how to measure the apogee - the highest point of the rocket's flight. This tutorial presents several methods for making these calculations appropriate for a variety of situations.

Picture of Make Your Own Model Rocket!

Make Your Own Model Rocket!

As this is my first Instructable, please forgive me for any rough edges. Cheers and thanks for reading!Have you ever wanted to try out rocketry but didn't want to.

Drag on a Model Rocket: Form Drag - related to the shape of the model rocket. Fin Airfoils: Very Important!

Drag on a Model Rocket: Form Drag - related to the shape of the model rocket. Fin Airfoils: Very Important!

How to Measure Model Rocket Altitude

To measure how well your rocket flies, you'll need to know how to measure the apogee - the highest point of the rocket's flight. This tutorial presents several methods for making these calculations appropriate for a variety of situations.

the 1970 Estes Model Rocket Catalog

The Making of a Maker: A Tribute to the 1970 Estes Model Rocket Catalog

Make: contributor Stefan Jones reminisces about the iconic 1970 Estes model rocket catalog.

A Dissected Estes E9-6 Model Rocket Engine

How to make black powder model rocket engines reverse engineered from Estes rockets.

Model Rocket Engine Functions: Graphic explanation of a rocket engine’s construction and functions.

Model Rocket Engine Functions: Graphic explanation of a rocket engine’s construction and functions.

This section offers various tools and visual aids for the educator as well as the builder in helping to bring model rocketry alive in the classroom

This section offers various tools and visual aids for the educator as well as the builder in helping to bring model rocketry alive in the classroom

Model Rocket Igniters

Model Rocket Igniters

Modern commercial igniters can send a rocket soaring with just a touch of current.

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