Instructables: exploring - play - rockets - rocket http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:42:02 PDT BLOX v1.01 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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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 11:10:12 PDT
Home Made Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Attach-the-guide-tube/
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Thu, 20 Jun 2013 15:46:47 PDT
Making rust powder for rocket fuel http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-rust-powder-for-rocket-fuel/
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Sat, 15 Jun 2013 13:39:00 PDT
Simple Combustion Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Combustion-Launcher/
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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 10:23:21 PDT
RPG with Paintball Rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/RPG-with-Paintball-Rockets/
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By: Random_Canadian

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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 16:08:52 PDT
Become Rocket Engineer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Become-Rocket-Engineer/
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By: cube000

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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 11:17:28 PDT
water rocket fins http://www.instructables.com/id/water-rocket-fins/
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By: Anderson_Lim_Mys

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Sat, 8 Jun 2013 21:16:52 PDT
2 Stage Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Stage-Rocket/
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Fri, 7 Jun 2013 21:43:49 PDT
Backyard Rocketry (2013) http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Rocketry-2013/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/QD27/HHJOAWTD/FITQD27HHJOAWTD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/QD27/HHJOAWTD/FITQD27HHJOAWTD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/QD27/HHJOAWTD/FITQD27HHJOAWTD.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus The backyard is where all the cool projects happen. Projects where things might start on fire, move at high speed, make loud noises, or otherwise jeopardize the safety of grandma’s heirloom crystal collection are some of the most fun builds you can do. But they have to be done outside, and ideally n...
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 12:44:47 PDT
SparrowHawk - The World's Smallest & Cutest Killer Drone http://www.instructables.com/id/SparrowHawk-The-Worlds-Smallest-Cutest-Killer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/SCUN/HHJOKK61/F2CSCUNHHJOKK61.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/SCUN/HHJOKK61/F2CSCUNHHJOKK61.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/SCUN/HHJOKK61/F2CSCUNHHJOKK61.SMALL.jpg mcornblatt SparrowHawk - The World's Smallest & Cutest Killer Drone On this episode of Game of Drones, we build a sub-$100 drone that fits in the palm of your han, records video and shoots rockets  And it works! (sorta...)
By: mcornblatt

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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 11:52:24 PDT
mini rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/mini-rockets/
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 23:07:37 PDT
How to Make a KNO3 (potassium Nitrate) Rocket (Slow Motion Video) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-KNO3-potassium-Nitrate-Rocket-Slo-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/P8WC/HH2VJDJ9/FWIP8WCHH2VJDJ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/P8WC/HH2VJDJ9/FWIP8WCHH2VJDJ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/P8WC/HH2VJDJ9/FWIP8WCHH2VJDJ9.SMALL.jpg SubjectAwesome Have a look at the video for more details and true slow motion examples. Fuel: First you will need KNO3 and caster sugar, mix them together well with a 65 to 35 ratio. Then ad just enough water until it is diluted and stir well. Put it on a low heat and constantly stir, after about 15-20 minutes it ...
By: SubjectAwesome

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Mon, 27 May 2013 03:29:55 PDT
How to Make a KNO3 (potassium Nitrate) Rocket (Slow Motion Video) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-KNO3-potassium-Nitrate-Rocket-Slo/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/9VA6/HGZNX3VS/FOJ9VA6HGZNX3VS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/9VA6/HGZNX3VS/FOJ9VA6HGZNX3VS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/9VA6/HGZNX3VS/FOJ9VA6HGZNX3VS.SMALL.jpg SubjectAwesome Have a look at the video for more details and true slow motion examples. Fuel: First you will need KNO3 and caster sugar, mix them together well with a 65 to 35 ratio. Then ad just enough water until it is diluted and stir well. Put it on a low heat and constantly stir, after about 15-20 minutes it ...
By: SubjectAwesome

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Wed, 22 May 2013 03:43:13 PDT
Micro Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-Rocket/
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Mon, 6 May 2013 03:41:20 PDT
How to make recovery wadding for model rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-recovery-wadding-for-model-rockets/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/BTL9/HFSHFOW4/FALBTL9HFSHFOW4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/BTL9/HFSHFOW4/FALBTL9HFSHFOW4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/BTL9/HFSHFOW4/FALBTL9HFSHFOW4.SMALL.jpg EldonMartin This video shows how you can save money by making your own recovery wadding for your model rockets.
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Tue, 30 Apr 2013 05:07:07 PDT
Homemade Cannon Fuse http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Cannon-Fuse/
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 14:50:20 PDT
Turn Empty Water Bottles Into Alcohol Fueled Rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Empty-Water-Bottles-Into-Alcohol-Fueled-Rocke/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/JRW0/HELX6FGO/FBYJRW0HELX6FGO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/JRW0/HELX6FGO/FBYJRW0HELX6FGO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/JRW0/HELX6FGO/FBYJRW0HELX6FGO.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight Not long ago I was challenged to create a project using a water bottle that could be displayed in a one minute long video. While I missed the one minute mark, I think I still managed to make a pretty entertaining device. The rocket and launcher featured in the above video function off of a very sim...
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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 15:46:37 PDT
Making Rocket Fuel With Kitchen Chemistry! http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Rocket-Fuel-With-Kitchen-Chemistry/
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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 11:52:26 PDT
Rocket (tape) laser decals http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-tape-laser-decals/
Rocket (tape) laser decals - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/94D7/HDYZ6G1M/F9B94D7HDYZ6G1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/94D7/HDYZ6G1M/F9B94D7HDYZ6G1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/94D7/HDYZ6G1M/F9B94D7HDYZ6G1M.SMALL.jpg Qsilverrdc Make graphics decals for your rocket with simple things. You need a laser printer, packing tape, and a couple of minutes. This will not work with ink jets, only thermal toner, or indelible ink based products. Make some designs and print them ! Print your decal the way you want it to appear .  Th...
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Mon, 11 Mar 2013 21:05:49 PDT
Cardboard rocket - It flies! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-rocket-It-flies/
Cardboard rocket - It flies! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/GME6/HDYZBGXU/FBIGME6HDYZBGXU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/GME6/HDYZBGXU/FBIGME6HDYZBGXU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/GME6/HDYZBGXU/FBIGME6HDYZBGXU.SMALL.jpg bstrachota This project is the product of a collaboration with a friend of mine somewhat obsessed with rocket propulsion. We wanted to make something simple (made from little more than cardboard and duct tape) that could do something cool. This Instructable provides the cut sheets for use with a laser cutter,...
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Sun, 10 Mar 2013 18:52:39 PDT
Make a model rocket parachute http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-model-rocket-parachute/
Make a model rocket parachute - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/0MB6/HDYZDVH8/FHT0MB6HDYZDVH8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/0MB6/HDYZDVH8/FHT0MB6HDYZDVH8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/0MB6/HDYZDVH8/FHT0MB6HDYZDVH8.SMALL.jpg Qsilverrdc Here is a simple way to make a parachute out of household items.  These chutes will work with model rockets, and other hand thrown items. All that is needed is: • Plastic film, a trash can liner or other thin plastic sheet about 20" square. • Dental floss, or other high strength light weight string....
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Sun, 10 Mar 2013 12:10:55 PDT