G. Harry Stine Handbook of Model Rocketry

ISBN 13: 9780668053600

Handbook of Model Rocketry

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A fully updated new edition of the bible of model rocketry and the official handbook of the National Association of Rocketry G. Harry Stine was one of the founders of model rocketry and one of its most accomplished and respected figures. His Handbook of Model Rocketry has long been recognized as the most authoritative and reliable resource in the field. Now fully updated and expanded by Harry's son Bill Stine, who inherited his father's passion for model rockets, the new Seventh Edition includes the many changes in the hobby that have occurred since the last edition was published, such as new types of rockets, motors, and electronic payloads, plus computer software and Internet resources. This new edition also includes new photos and a new chapter on high-power rocketry.
G. Harry Stine, founder and one-time president of the National Association of Rocketry, started the world's first model rocket company, whose kits are now in the Smithsonian. Bill Stine, also a model rocket expert, is the founder and president of Quest Aerospace Inc.

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The classic guide by the "father of model rocketry"–revised and updated for the twenty-first century

This new edition of the "bible of modern rocketry" shows you how to safely build, launch, track, and recover model rockets–just as the experts do it! Whether you’re a beginner or a veteran model rocketeer, the Handbook of Model Rocketry explains everything you need to know to get your rocket off the ground–from rocket construction and ignition systems to launching techniques, aerodynamics, altitude determinations, and recovery devices. G. Harry Stine’s son, Bill Stine, covers all the latest changes to the hobby since the last edition was published. This authoritative guide, the official manual of the National Association of Rocketry, provides the expertise you need to launch your rocket skyward.

  • Features new types of rockets, motors, and electronic payloads, as well as computer software and Internet resources
  • Includes the latest regulations and a new chapter on high-power rocketry
  • Explains building and flying large rocket models, and using radio- controlled boost gliders and rocket gliders
  • Lists the latest resources as well as information about joining model rocket clubs and entering contests!

About the Author:

G. HARRY STINE was the founder and one-time president of the National Association of Rocketry. An engineer, science writer, and author, Stine also started the first model rocket company, whose kits are now in the Smithsonian.

His son, BILL STINE, is a model rocket expert in his own right and is the founder and president of Quest Aerospace Inc.

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G. Harry Stine
Published by ARCO (1983)
ISBN 10: 0668053607 ISBN 13: 9780668053600
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