Friday, December 15, 2006

Downright Ignorant


At the time, the largest hobby rocket ever made (mostly non metal parts - total motor power less than two O motors). Still smaller than project 463, posted previously, but certainly a great flight.

Friday, December 1, 2006

Parachutes


Recovery is very important in rocketry. There are many makers of parachutes, from the smallest 4 inchers to the huge 16+ foot 'chutes for the big rockets. Here you see one of the top brands of 'cute: Rocketman.