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SaturnV Vacuum Rocket Launcher
That's a good idea. I'll have to experiment with that. Thank you for commenting.
We are indeed :)
Nice Instructable. How about putting a lightweight cover that is held down by the vacuum, and then just blown away by the rocket. A simple way would be to seal the cover to the tuve with some thin grease. That could add some máximum height.
I would have voted if I cold still vote. I hope you win. - AlexAndAmigos
We are go for launch... - Ethan1023
sorry, typo, could, not cold - AlexAndAmigos
Thanks for the comment, I couldn't wish for a better reaction to a build :)
Yes, there is nothing like rockets, fire and explosions to get kids excited about science :)
Yes, a cheap single stage from eBay.It is also good for other experiments, like inflating marshmallows and boiling water at room temperature :)
I made for my son an air pressure- water rocket from a soft drink bottle which is cheaper to make ( you need only a bicycle tire pump). It came back to earth parachuting. Ok, it does go up about 50- 80 m- not so high as the VAC rocket. But also a lot of fun!! - Mogger
cool - AlexAndAmigos
Nice rocket and launcher! Are you using a vacuum pump? - DylanD581
Yeh.... thats the idea, to illustrate the airflow - rbclima
http://www.instructables.com/howto/Smoke+bomb/ - rbclima
Thanks, that is a great idea.Maybe it would also illustrate how air/smoke is pushed into the acrylic tube ? -I'll see if I get time in the weekend.
Yes wouldn't it be great to have equipment like that ! :)I only once caught a single blurry frame of an object going through the tape.
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