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OpenRocket 14.03 released

New Release of OpenRocket  – http://openrocket.sourceforge.net/ “In celebration of the beginning of the Northern Hemisphere flying season and the end of the Southern Hemisphere flying season, I’ve just pushed out release 14.03 of OpenRocket. There’s one new feature – a photo … Continue reading

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Using a Quadcopter as a Launch platform

Check out this over at Gizmodo. Someone turned a Quad copter into a launch platform. Video here:

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Follow XCOR Lynx daily updates on its blog

You can now follow the daily build notes and information on the XCOR Lynx spaceplane at it’s blog. “For many weeks and months the XCOR Team has been hard at work on a journey like no other, building Lynx. We … Continue reading

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2011 Rocketeer Unique Gift Guide

Of course the first thing that comes to mind for Holiday gifts for Rocketeers is more rockets! That is a given but perhaps you are looking for a more unique gift that enpowers the mind of your own rocket scientist … Continue reading

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Rocket Software for the rest of us

Over the years I have never invested money in Rocket design and simulation software. I’ve used demo versions of RockSim and SpaceCad.  I usually just settled with the free tools like VCP and WRASP. They were sufficient for me and … Continue reading

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Carlisle-Stine letters now availble online

The Quest Virtual Rocketry Museum now has the entire chain of letters between Orville Carlisle and G. Harry Stine that represent the dawn of model rocketry. It’s easy to hear Carlisle’s enthusiasm over his invention and Stine’s analysis and suggestions … Continue reading

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A Short List of Christmas Picks for 2007

It’s that time of year. Rocketeers make their wish lists. My wife and daughter have made a deal with me that they don’t purchase rocketry items for me. They don’t feel like they have the expertise to pick the right … Continue reading

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