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The numbers and letters of Model Rocket Motors

– Introduction – The image below is a cut out of a typical model rocket engine. The nozzle (1) is the end where the hot gases from the engine eject giving the rocket its thrust. The casing (2) which holds the engine together is made usually from layers of paper or may be plastic. The… Read more »

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Flight Pattern of a Model Rocket Launch

– Introduction – In the diagram on the right we can see a graphic of a typical model rocket flight. As you may see in the diagram the four main stages of a model rocket flight are thrust, coast, apogee and recovery. We used our electronic altimeter to record data for each of these stages…. Read more »