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Getting Started with Rockets

Estes is the major brand in low power rocketry, with Quest as an alternative. If you launched rockets as a kid, it was probably Estes. They make black powder motors in cardboard cases. As I have moved on to the bigger projects, the only lingering reason to consider these motors is that you can tape…

Getting Started

I am still collecting topic ideas from the prior post, but several people asked how to get started in rocketry, and what is legal in the local neighborhood. Well, if there is no fire involved, it is probably OK, and so the air, water and baking soda+vinegar rockets are probably fine in just about any…

From Bugs to Rockets

As the sun sets on a wonderful set of insect photos from the Wild… I thought I should start with a transition photo, on a photosynthetic bug bed, to a new photo theme – rockets: Many insects have served as brave cosmonauts – flying as a somewhat unwilling payload in Estes rockets. The National Association…