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Rocket and accessory builds

Paper Model:Landed F9, Tesla, and Musk to scale

Ok I have to build this soon. A model of the Tesla, Musk and a landed F9 all to 1/100 scale. What a great display this would make. Available over at AXM’s site

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SLS Papermodel

I wasn’t planning to build anything this week but this new paper model is really calling to me. AXM just posted The Space Launch System rocket (SLS) paper model. It’s a 1:144 scaled model. “The Space Launch System rocket (SLS) will be … Continue reading

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Paper Model of SpaceX F9 with JCSAT-14

  AXM just posted his F9 JCSAT-14 paper model. This is another excellent model from AXM. Time to start building so I’m pulling out the glue and the cardstock. Link to info and model  

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Parawing or parafoil recovery

Back in the early 60s NASA Gemini engineers did not expect spacecraft to continue to fall from a chute into the ocean like the Mercury program. They began to look at other ideas like the inflated paraglider based on the … Continue reading

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New Paper Rockets: Jolly Roger and MicroMax

Here are a few new paper rockets for your enjoyment. Both of these are created by John Dawson. Both are based on the Der Red Max and both require BT5 nose cones or you can use the paper BT5s provided on … Continue reading

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Flight of the MegaGyroc

I have always been a fan of the Gyroc. If you see me at a launch at some point in the day I was likely to fly one. Back in the first year of this blog I wrote a post … Continue reading

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Two Rocketry Projects for Dads and Experimenters

I love these two rocketry ideas. Mainly because they are new and innovative. I wish I would have thought of these but I didn’t. The first is from SonicDadDotCom and is a twist to water rockets. and here is a … Continue reading

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