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Homemade rocket with explosive astronaut ejection

Discussion in 'R/C Videos and Pictures' started by dominicm, Dec 31, 2020.

   
  1. dominicm

    dominicm 70cc twin V2

    All things considered it went quite well although it could so easily have been a disaster. The vertical launch rail holding up the rocket slightly restricted the launch but...it did get off the ground.

     
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  2. Ain’t going to lie, I was expecting a little more excitement out of such a big rocket. But now, I kinda want to build one. :) I use to play with model rockets 30 years ago. Wow. I’m getting old. :confused:
     
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  3. dominicm

    dominicm 70cc twin V2

    So were we Mike! We wont have the same problem next time. You learn from these things and improve for next time.
     
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  4. Ron2927

    Ron2927 New to GSN!

    The videography of the astronaut was great!
     
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  5. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1


    Agree, was expecting waaay more. I did Estes rockets 40 years ago and had some go 1000(?) feet in the air. Some were 2 stage. Easy for me as a kid though as my dad and uncle were aeronautical engineers with the Saturn V project on their resume and most likely did most of the work on the Estes rockets.
     
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