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Make: rockets : down-to-earth rocket science / Mike Westerfield.

Westerfield, Mike, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781457182921
  • ISBN: 1457182920
  • Physical Description: xiv, 504 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Sebastopol, CA : Maker Media, 2014.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Let's fly some rockets! -- Model rocketry today -- Juno: A solid propellant rocket -- Launch pads -- Flight operations -- Compressed air rockets -- Rocket stability -- How high did it go? -- Payloads -- Selecting parachutes and streamers -- Water rockets -- Parachute recovery of a water rocket -- Subsonic aerodynamics -- How high will it go? -- Minimum-diameter rockets -- Mini-rockets -- Multistage rockets -- Cluster rockets -- Helicopter recovery -- Rocket and boost gliders -- Air rocket glider -- Rocket clubs and contests -- Onward and upward.
Summary, etc.:
Starting with the basics of rocket propulsion, readers will start out making rockets made from stuff lying around the house, and then move on up to air-, water-, and solid propellant-powered rockets.
Subject: Rockets (Aeronautics) > Models > Design and construction.
Rockets (Aeronautics) > Models > Design and construction.
Rockets (Aeronautics) > Models > Design and construction.
Rockets (Aeronautics > Models)
Rockets > Design and construction.