Backyard Rockets: Learn to Make and Launch Rockets, Missiles, Cannons, and Other Projectilesby Instructables.com
Originating from Instructables, a popular project-based community made up of all sorts of characters with wacky hobbies and a desire to pass on their wisdom to others, Backyard Rockets is made up of projects from a medley of authors who have collected and shared a treasure trove of rocket-launching plans and the knowledge to make their projects/i>/i>
Originating from Instructables, a popular project-based community made up of all sorts of characters with wacky hobbies and a desire to pass on their wisdom to others, Backyard Rockets is made up of projects from a medley of authors who have collected and shared a treasure trove of rocket-launching plans and the knowledge to make their projects soar!
Backyard Rockets gives step-by-step instructions, with pictures to guide the way, on how to launch your very own project into the sky. All of these authors have labored over their endeavors to pass their knowledge on and make it easier for others to attempt. Discover how to create the following projects:
- Teeny, Tiny Rocket Engine
- Ultimate Straw Rocket
- Rocket Eggstronaut
- Pocket Rocket Launcher
- Iron Man Model Rocket
- Model Rocket with Camera
- Rocket-Powered Matchbox Cars – Extreme
- And much more!
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- 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)
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Mike Warren is the Play editor at Instructables. Nearly an architect by training, he makes tasty, dangerous, and fun things... sometimes all at once! He destroyed a microwave to determine if it could be used to melt metal. (It worked. Mostly.) He has spray painted dinosaurs with a spray can he made himself, brewed a potent pot of coffee using energy drinks and other legal stimulants, and deconstructed a pair of high heels to add dinosaurs to them.
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