Science Starter Kit ® Launch Set
Discover how you can have FUN with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)! Build the “Rocket Science” model rocket, launch with one of the three engines included and observe as a reaction occurs to make this rocket soar! You will get to be a “Rocket Scientist” as you experiment with the other two included engines to see how high your rocket will go! Powered by Estes standard model rocket engines (also sold separately) this rocket can soar up to 1100 feet. We’ve also included a simple to build altitude tracker to help you measure how high your rocket goes and can be used again and again!
What more could you ask for than a high performance – high flying rocket that has been turned into a super fun Science lesson?
LAUNCH SYSTEM includes Estes Porta-Pad II Launch Pad and Electron Beam Launch Controller.
WHAT YOU NEED TO BUILD: Scissors, pencil, ruler, fine sandpaper, carpenter’s glue and hobby knife. (Tools, construction and finishing supplies not included.)
WHAT YOU NEED TO LAUNCH (sold separately): Four 1.5V high quality AA alkaline batteries are also required for launch controller (not included).
Easy to assemble rocket set, designed for beginners.
Note: For this rocket to launch you must use one of the recommended engines: A8-3. B6-4 or C6-5. (sold separately at www.str8uponline.com)
Recommended Engines1/2A6-2, A8-3, B4-4, B6-4, B6-6, C6-5,C6-7 (also sold at str8uponline.com)
Projected Max Altitude1100 ft. (335 m)
Recovery System12 in. (30.5 cm) Parachute
Length12.6 in. (32 cm)
Diameter.98 in. (25 mm)
Estimated Weight1.2 oz. (34 g)
Estimated Assembly Time1 Hour (painting and glue drying time not included)
Launch SystemPorta-Pad II and Electron Beam Launch Controller
Launch Rod Size1/8″
Age RecommendationEstes model rocketry is recommended for boys and girls ages 10+ with adult supervision for those under 12, and rocketeers of all ages.