Bottle Rockets

 

Bottle Rocket Construction Photo Gallery

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Click on the picture above or this LINK to go to the latest photo collection on our Bottle Rocket project.

To start a slide show, click on an individual picture, adjust the pause delay, and then click on "Play" to begin the slide show. At the end of the slideshow, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on "Return to thumbnails" to return to the gallery view.


Bottle Rocket Playlist for 3 videos

NOTE: When you click on an individual video picture below, the video will load in the player window above. 

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Principles
That Make
Rockets Fly

This is REALLY important.  If you don't get the Center of Mass high enough, your rocket will NOT fly straight!

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Rocket
Stability

This one answers the question, "Why do you need tail fins?"

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In any Internet search engine type this in:    
"water + rocket"   ...  and follow the links.
Here are a few examples:
 

Mr. Hayhursts's Quick & Easy Bottle Rocket with Parachute System


Original active deployment with an airspeed flap
Rockets Away- simulation for testing rockets
Outrageous two-stage rockets
Two-stage Rocket... The Gangable Rocket
The Water Rocket Playground
Water Rocket Simulation
Anti-Gravity Vortex Rockets
Time lapse Photo Sequence of 2-liter Water Rocket (112 mph!)
Water Rocket Explorer  
Water Rocket Workshop