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Make: rockets : down-to-earth rocket science  Cover Image Book Book

Make: rockets : down-to-earth rocket science

Westerfield, Mike (author.).

Summary: "Whether you are just getting started with model rocketry or are an experienced hobbyist looking for ways to sharpen your skills, this book will help you reach you goals."--Page 4 of cover.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781457182921 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 1457182920 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: print
    xiv, 504 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Sebastopol, CA : Maker Media, 2014.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Let's fly some rockets! -- Model rocketry today -- Juno: a solid propellant rocket -- Launch pads -- Flight operations -- Compressed air rockets -- Rocket stability -- How high did it go? -- Payloads -- Selecting parachutes and streamers -- Water rockets -- Parachute recovery of a water rocket -- Subsonic aerodynamics -- How high will it go? -- Minimum-diameter rockets -- Mini-rockets -- Multistage rockets -- Cluster rockets -- Helicopter recovery -- Rocket and boost gliders -- Air rocket glider -- Rocket clubs and contests -- Onward and upward.
Subject: Rockets (Aeronautics) -- Models -- Design and construction
Rockets (Aeronautics) -- Models -- Design and construction

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Westchester Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at White Plains Public Library.

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White Plains Public Library YA 621.435 W (Text) 31544200514859 YA Nonfiction Available -

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