World Space MuseumTM is a series of incredibly detailed, snap-together model replicas of historical rockets, satellites, landers, and explorers::The first Soviet Union lunar rover, Lunokhod 1, landed on the Moon on November 17, 1970 carried into space aboard the Luna 17 craft. Lunokhod 1 operated in the Sea of Rains (Mare Imbrium) for nearly one year taking photos and soil samples, and radioing the results back to Earth.

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Rip The Sky Apart With A Roaring Two-Stage Rocket!

The Rip-Roar kit from DynaStar Mid-Power Model Rockets is intended to get you a roaring applause whenever you fly it. When the first stage ignites, it rips its way off the pad and into the sky. But the fun doesn’t stop there. Next, the booster stage drops off, and the second stage takes over and continues the roar to astonishing heights.

Finally, when the rocket seems to be just a tiny speck in the sky, the colorful parachute pops out, and the model gently floats back to the ground. Fly it again and again and get the same great applause.

The best feature is that while this is a big model rocket, it is lightweight and can use the inexpensive “D” size rocket motors. So you can get big-time fun with little rocket prices.

Pop-N’-Go Staging

This rocket was designed to be simple, simple, simple. It uses the simplest kind of staging, called direct staging (sometimes called Pop-N’-Go), where the booster stage ignites the upper stage.

Another example of a simple feature is that the booster stage uses tumble recovery. That means it doesn’t need a parachute or streamer to make it fall slowly to the ground. It tumbles end-over-end, and by doing so, it slows itself down. It lands very gently and safely. It is one of the biggest rockets ever made that utilizes the tumble recovery technique for the booster section.

Because of these simplifying features, this rocket is quite inexpensive compared to other big two stage rockets. You’ll get the thrill of flying a big rocket with the loud roar of the motor and the billowing smoke. Yet you’ll save money that you can use on other rockets.

Recommended 24mm diameter rocket engine: Estes C11-5, D12-5, D12-7, E9-6 and D12-0 for booster stage.

Requires a rocket launch pad equipped with a 1/4-inch diameter launch rod, plus finishing supplies like glue and paint.

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Every serious designer needs body tubes. Lots of them! That’s why you’ll love this large assortment of paper tubes. You’ll have enough tubes to build a fleet of rockets, and at a bargain price. These are brand new – premium – white tubes, and are not rejects or seconds.

These are the most common sizes used by Estes, so you can repair or reproduce your favorite models.

You’ll get six of each of the following tubes:

13mm dia. = BT-5 size tube. Can be used as motor mount tubes for “mini” size engines.

18mm dia. = BT-20 size tube. Can be used as motor mount tubes for A, B & C size engines.

24mm dia. = BT-50 size tube. Can be used as motor mount tubes for “D” size engines.

29mm dia. = Can be used as motor mount tubes for “F” and “G” size engines.

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The Tube Marking Guide is an easy way to mark fin and launch lug placement lines. Fits all current Estes body tubes. Marks 3 fin and 4 fin configurations. Also includes a fin gluing jig.

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3 2 1 RACE! First one off the dueling launch pad is the winner! Start your own space race with this all-new rocket drag race set. Load up the Slash and Streak with an Estes mini engine and race side by side with your family and friends. These fast and furious speedsters fly 700 feet high and return on a 9 inch hi-viz orange streamer. The rockets are fully assembled; factory decorated and can be raced over and over. The deluxe carrying case stores the launch system and rockets and has separate storage bins to hold engines, igniters and igniter plugs. The case quickly and easily converts into a dueling launch pad for thrilling races launch after launch. Minor assembly is required. Also requires Estes model rocket engines, Estes igniters and plugs, and Estes recovery wadding.

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Get ready to take fantastic movies or photos from over 300 feet with the AstroVision Ready-to-Fly camera rocket. Select Movie Mode and take a 12 second digital movie while the rocket is in flight. Switch to Photo Mode and take a digital photo of your neighborhood. The AstroVision rocket and camera nose cone are factory assembled so you can be out launching and shooting movies or photos just minutes after setting up the launch pad. The AstroVision RTF Launch Set comes complete with camera rocket, launch system, camera software, USB cable and camera batteries (including a spare set). Requires one AAA alkaline battery (not included). Resolution: 640 x 480 Pixels (CIF). Minimum System Requirements Microsoft WIN98/2000/NT/ME/XP, 125 MB Hard Disk Storage, 32 MB RAM, USB Interface, and CD-ROM Drive.

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Let your computer show you the correct way to build and launch a model rocket. This saves you time, and assures you’ll have a safe and successful launch.

The topics covered are:

1 – Marking body tubes
2 – Drawing lines down the length of the tube for fin alignment.
3 – Drawing lines around the circumference of the tube
4 – Drawing lines around the circumference of the tube using a strip of paper
5 – Attaching fins to the tube
6 – Cutting fins yourself
7 – Sealing balsa fins to make them smooth
8 – Applying fillets to the fins
9 – Attaching the launch lug
10 – Joining tubes together
11 – Attaching centering rings
12 – Assembly of the motor mount
13 – Installing the motor mount
14 – Making a shock cord mount
15 – Attaching the shock cord to the nose
16 – Attaching streamers
17 – Assembly and attaching the parachute
18 – Painting the rocket.
19 – Prepping the rocket for flight
20 – A brief explaination of the different types of rocket motors
21 – Loading rocket motors into the model
22 – Installing the igniter
23 – Getting ready to launch!
24 – Launch!
25 – Cutting big body tubes

This video book is a CD-ROM for your computer that contains video that is embedded into the pages of a pdf document. It has neat features like being able to quickly flip through the pages on your computer screen, and zoom in/out, and search for keyword phrases. It can also contain links to other pages in the document or clickable links that will launch your web browser to search the internet. It is much better than watching a VHS tape, because you can quickly find the scene you are looking for in just a few seconds. And best of all, you can proceed and learn at your own pace.

By marrying video with text and illustrations, you get the best of both worlds. You can print out things, like the parts and tool list, and still be able to watch the videos.

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Now you can relive the glory days of rocketry with this new mega-sized rendition of the classic Estes BULLPUP kit. This rocket is 1.96-to-1 up-scale of the original kit, making it over 30 inches tall.

The Bullpup uses state-of-the-art components to give the model robust strength, and still keep it light weight so that it can fly on inexpensive mid-power motors. Here are some of the features:

Laser-Cut Parts, like the fins, centering rings, and bulkheads. The precision-cut of the laser insures that all the parts fit together like a glove.

Heavy-walled engine mount tube that is lined with aluminized polyester foil. This shiny coating reflects heat back into the tube reducing the odds of the inside getting scortched. According to the manufacturer, this gives the engine mount tube a long life.

Plastic nose cone. This is a big nose cone made from urethane casting resin that is hollow like a blow-molded nose cone.

Interlocking framework inside the model that holds the through-the-wall fin tabs securely in place. Since the framework is made from balsa, it keeps the rocket lightweight and strong.

And the tube is slotted, ensuring that the fins will be straight along the tube, and securely attached to the rocket. You can be sure that you’ll get a ton of flights out of this big mid-powered rocket.

The rocket also includes a Nomex cloth parachute protector. This is a 9 inch square of flame-proof cloth that elminates the need of using wadding with this rocket.

The water-slide decals are also upscaled from the original Estes classic model. They are big, bright, and colorful! You’ll love them and get lots of compliments from your friends on how great this rocket looks.

Recommended 24mm diameter rocket engine: Estes C11-3, D12-3 Aerotech E15-4, E30-4, F24-7 RMS

Requires a rocket launch pad equipped with a 1/4-inch diameter launch rod, plus finishing supplies like glue and paint.

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Get ready for some high-flyin’ fun. The Air Hogs Boeing Delta Air Rocket soars to incredible heights of 120 feet. Authentically designed, the Air Rocket is totally safe – it’s powered by air (not chemicals) and it’s ready to go in just 15 pumps (which takes less than 30 seconds).

The Boeing Delta Air Rocket contains vertical-only launch technology, so the rocket will only launch straight up and cannot be fired to the side. Rocket features a soft foam nose cone. Complete set comes with a a rocket-launching station, pump and two rockets. When you’re done playing, everything snaps together for easy portability and storage. No batteries required.

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Big Bertha Rocket Kit by Estes Rockets [1948] Over the decades this is the first big rocket for many modelers! Slow, realistic lift-offs from this true classic! Length: 24″ (61 cm) Diameter: 1.64″ (41.7 mm) Weight: 2.2 oz (62 g) Recovery: 18″ (46 cm) parachute Fins: Die cut balsa Maximum Altitude: 500 ft (152 m) Recommended Engines: B4-2, B4-4, B6-2 (FF), B6-4, C6-5 Product Code: 1948

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