Sunday, July 8, 2007

Home made rocket motor

Hardware Store Hybrid Rockets- Part 1:Polyethylene Hybrid Ro

Hardware Store Hybrid Rocket Motor

homemade 2 & 3 stage rocket motor test

AMROC Demo Hybrid Rocket Motor Firing

Home Made Rocket Launcher - Featured on Hacked Gadgets

Jerry's Big Sparkie Rocket Motor

Rocket Scooter Goes Airborne!

Shazam III 3 Stage High Power Rocket

High Power Rocket Launch

Liquid Rocket Motor WaterFlow Tests

AERO 402 Engine Test

A low tech hydrogen rocket

Indoor Hydrogen Bomb - The funniest home videos are here

Making A Black Powder Rocket
Fast forwarded video on the making of a homemade black powder rocket.

Making A Black Powder Rocket - The most popular videos are here

Please find out if it is legal to build rocket motor by youreslf before you try it.
The below information may help you built your own rocket models.

More information about rocket histories, design and theories can be obtained from the below websites:

brief history of rocket from NASA

rocket modeler II from NASA

BottleRocketSim v.1. by Steven Gutierrez

FoilSim and CurveBall Download

the Beginner's Guide to Aerodynamics

the Beginner's Guide to Propulsion

the Beginner's Guide to Rockets

hybrid rockets


The Amateur Roketry Links Library

Model Rocketry Tips

Reference for rocket nozzle design:

How to make black powder for solid state rocket motor:
Warning black powder is explosive, do not make it at home. No kids should try to make them without the supervision of a professional adult.

The formula for Black Powder is 75% Potassium Nitrate, 15% Charcoal, and 10% Sulfur... and like all chemical formulas, it is measured by weight only.

If you found that those above mentioned rockets are too dangerous for you, may be you can build a water rocket and have fund with it the whole weekend.

How To Make A Water Rocket

A nice tutorial on how to make a water rocket. These things can fly up to 50m high and 100m in length. It is really easy to make them in just 10 minutes.

How To Make A Water Rocket (FREE) - Watch more amazing videos here

No comments: