Instructables: exploring - play - rockets - rocket http://www.instructables.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:28:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 Paper Rocket Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Rocket-Launcher/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 09:38:29 PDT
Make Your Own Model Rocket! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Model-Rocket/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:58:17 PDT
Pen ''Rocket'' http://www.instructables.com/id/Pen-Rocket-1/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 09:37:07 PDT
black powder rocket engine diy http://www.instructables.com/id/black-powder-rocket-engine-diy/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 23:31:16 PDT
Tea Bag Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Tea-Bag-Rocket-1/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 11:46:17 PDT
Match Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Match-Rocket-5/
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:11:15 PDT
WATER ROCKET IN SKY http://www.instructables.com/id/WATER-ROCKET-IN-SKY/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 09:09:04 PDT
bottle rocket launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/bottle-rocket-launcher-2/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 14:32:07 PDT
Water Rocket Mortar http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Rocket-Mortar/
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 07:51:04 PDT
Deodorant Powered Rocket! http://www.instructables.com/id/Deodorant-Powered-Rocket/
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 23:25:27 PDT
5 minute Easy Bake Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/5-minute-Easy-Bake-Rocket/
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Wed, 21 May 2014 01:59:07 PDT
Matchstick Rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/Matchstick-Rockets-1/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 07:45:05 PDT
Pen Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Pen-Launcher-21/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 05:58:38 PDT
Foldable winged water rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-winged-water-rocket/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 15:55:14 PDT
Rocket Drone http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-Drone/
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Tue, 13 May 2014 21:12:16 PDT
Far going match rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Far-going-match-rocket/
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Sat, 10 May 2014 10:14:33 PDT
Water Rocket Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Rocket-Project-1/
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Fri, 9 May 2014 16:38:55 PDT
Patriot Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Patriot-Rocket/
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Thu, 8 May 2014 14:12:58 PDT
Simply&Fast R-Candy http://www.instructables.com/id/SimplyFast-R-Candy/
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 09:43:13 PDT
Water Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Rocket-5/
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 06:05:19 PDT
How to Build Rocket Candy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-Rocket-Candy/
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:43:05 PDT
Rocket Candy Rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-Candy-Rockets/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 20:26:28 PDT
How To Make a Rocket Using Supplies Around the House http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Rocket-Using-Supplies-Around-the-Hou/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 19:55:03 PDT
From Nothing to Rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Nothing-to-Rockets/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 10:55:23 PDT
Rocket Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-Engine/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 10:25:53 PDT
How To Make Rocket Candy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Rocket-Candy-1/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 09:38:58 PDT
How to Make A Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-A-Rocket/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 09:26:17 PDT
Launching Rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/Launching-Rockets/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 09:17:38 PDT
How to Make Rocket-Candy Engines http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Rocket-Candy-Engines/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 20:25:44 PDT
Step 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Step-1-9/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 11:23:36 PDT
How to Make Rocket Candy (Dry Pack) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Rocket-Candy-Dry-Pack/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 11:18:48 PDT
Rocket Making http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-Making/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 11:18:12 PDT
Simple Solid Rocket Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Solid-Rocket-Engine/
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:29:24 PDT
Make a Mini Missile Launcher! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Mini-Missile-Launcher/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/S601/HSPP7DLT/FABS601HSPP7DLT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/S601/HSPP7DLT/FABS601HSPP7DLT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/S601/HSPP7DLT/FABS601HSPP7DLT.SMALL.jpg mist8k Today I'm going to show you how to build this simple but powerful mini missile launcher !! Great fun!
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 10:06:47 PDT
How to Build a Water Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-and-a-word-about-safety/
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By: ExNusquam

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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 07:58:03 PDT
Make A Hybrid Rocket Engine With Pasta, Hydrogen Peroxide, And Yeast http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Hybrid-Rocket-Engine-With-This-Easy-Experim/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/7NZ6/HR4SRL6A/FZR7NZ6HR4SRL6A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/7NZ6/HR4SRL6A/FZR7NZ6HR4SRL6A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/7NZ6/HR4SRL6A/FZR7NZ6HR4SRL6A.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight Most rockets use a solid fuel engine which, once ignited, burns at a steady rate that cannot be controlled or stopped until the fuel is expended. Hybrid engines on the other hand can be turned on and off, and the thrust adjusted by varying how much oxidizer is fed into the ignition chamber to burn w...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 08:05:15 PST
Shoot The Rainbow! Multicolored Milkshake Straw Rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoot-The-Rainbow-Multicolored-Milkshake-Straw-Roc/
Shoot The Rainbow! Multicolored Milkshake Straw Rockets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/5MVC/HMMFB3OF/FMK5MVCHMMFB3OF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/5MVC/HMMFB3OF/FMK5MVCHMMFB3OF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/5MVC/HMMFB3OF/FMK5MVCHMMFB3OF.SMALL.jpg nerfrocketeer It is easy to make fun things from simple household materials. There are plenty of ways to entertain yourself with just a little imagination. In this Instructable, you will learn how to create a simple collection of multicolored milkshake straw rockets that can transform a boring afternoon into hour...
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 18:59:57 PDT
Homemade Hairspray Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Hairspray-Rocket/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/HQO6/HMVJPLAM/FWCHQO6HMVJPLAM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/HQO6/HMVJPLAM/FWCHQO6HMVJPLAM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/HQO6/HMVJPLAM/FWCHQO6HMVJPLAM.SMALL.jpg ajensen19 Materials: aluminum drink can, hairspray, lighter Procedure: 1. Spray hairspray into the aluminum drink can. 2. Stick the lighter into the can and press the trigger on the lighter. 3. This will ignite the hairspray mixture and launch the can in the air. Notes: Lighter/smaller cans will fly far...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:16:39 PDT
I'm a Rocketeer http://www.instructables.com/id/Im-a-Rocketeer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/UNU7/HMNNFUEO/FSZUNU7HMNNFUEO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/UNU7/HMNNFUEO/FSZUNU7HMNNFUEO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/UNU7/HMNNFUEO/FSZUNU7HMNNFUEO.SMALL.jpg ajensen19 Materials: Rockets, plastic tube, hanger, lighter Procedure: 1. Hang the plastic tube up in the air. 2. Light the rocket on fire and drop it into the tube. 3. Watch the rocket come flying out of the tube.
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 21:02:16 PDT
Upside Down Bottle Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Upside-Down-Bottle-Rocket/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/QBP6/HMMFDLXC/FMMQBP6HMMFDLXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/QBP6/HMMFDLXC/FMMQBP6HMMFDLXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/QBP6/HMMFDLXC/FMMQBP6HMMFDLXC.SMALL.jpg ajensen19 Materials: bottle, rocket, lighter Procedure: 1. Take a rocket and turn it upside down. 2. Light it on fire and drop it into the bottle.
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 20:44:57 PDT
Handheld rocket launch controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Handheld-rocket-launch-controller/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/U8Z4/HMFQKRRB/FB7U8Z4HMFQKRRB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/U8Z4/HMFQKRRB/FB7U8Z4HMFQKRRB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/U8Z4/HMFQKRRB/FB7U8Z4HMFQKRRB.SMALL.jpg cvsa Handheld Rocket Launch Controller Before I start I want to acknowledge that I did not use a locking switch. When we made this unit we could not get one locally and ordering one online takes a week or more to our location so I decided to add an audio indicator and a visual indicator to let the use...
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 01:58:05 PDT
Fast Fire Match Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-Fire-Match-Rocket/
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Thu, 3 Oct 2013 22:22:04 PDT
Match Rocket (EASY!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Match-Rocket-EASY/
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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 16:41:58 PDT
How to Build a Soda Pop Bottle Rocket Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Soda-Pop-Bottle-Rocket-Launcher/
How to Build a Soda Pop Bottle Rocket Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/45GJ/HKPX4LGH/FL845GJHKPX4LGH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/45GJ/HKPX4LGH/FL845GJHKPX4LGH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/45GJ/HKPX4LGH/FL845GJHKPX4LGH.SMALL.jpg mazzmn How to Build a Soda Pop Bottle Rocket Launcher So we were having a work picnic and we wanted to have some kinda geeky fun ... a Soda Pop Bottle Rocket Launch was suggested....problem is we didn't have a launcher and the picnic was coming up soon!! Never fear, master builder Wireb to the rescue...he...
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 06:00:33 PDT
DIY Model Rocket Parachute http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Model-Rocket-Parachute/
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 16:40:43 PDT
Pocket sized fireworks detonator / model rocket launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-sized-fireworks-detonator-model-rocket-la/
Pocket sized fireworks detonator / model rocket launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/75G7/HJKBK2GE/FR475G7HJKBK2GE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/75G7/HJKBK2GE/FR475G7HJKBK2GE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/75G7/HJKBK2GE/FR475G7HJKBK2GE.SMALL.jpg tgferreira184 After searching ibles, I realised that all the firework detonators were big. After googling "pocket sized fireworks detonator" there was nothing in the internet that could be called "pocket sized), so, I decided to make my own. All the parts from this project were salvaged from old appliances and th...
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 12:31:55 PDT
Kid Friendly Film Canister Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Kid-Friendly-Film-Canister-Rocket/
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Sun, 4 Aug 2013 19:13:03 PDT
Diy model rocket launch controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-model-rocket-launch-controller/
Diy model rocket launch controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/SZ2A/HIWHR548/FZ4SZ2AHIWHR548.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/SZ2A/HIWHR548/FZ4SZ2AHIWHR548.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/SZ2A/HIWHR548/FZ4SZ2AHIWHR548.SMALL.jpg ss3000 In this instructable I will Show you how I put together my controller that you can use as an alternative to the Estes box. This box dosen't really save you much over the Estes unit but it looks better and works better. So why have a controller anyway? As stated by the NAR rocket safety code a contro...
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 18:00:36 PDT
Design and build a rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-and-build-a-rocket/
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 13:44:14 PDT
Build a Crayon Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Crayon-Rocket/
Build a Crayon Rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/CZ5Y/HHOFX8C5/FA2CZ5YHHOFX8C5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/CZ5Y/HHOFX8C5/FA2CZ5YHHOFX8C5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/CZ5Y/HHOFX8C5/FA2CZ5YHHOFX8C5.SMALL.jpg jmattingly If you're like me, anything that looks like a tube and comes to a point can be made into a rocket.  Crayons fit that description perfectly, so when I found a giant crayon-shaped bank at the store, I knew its fate immediately. This Instructable, created for submission to the Launch It! contest, desc...
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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 11:10:12 PDT