Building a High-Power Rocket. Did you know? It takes only about eight minutes for a Space Shuttle to accelerate to a speed of more than 17,000 miles per hour. Rockets for Schools. Nosecone Payload Bay Coupler Airframes Parachute Motor Tube Centering Rings Fins. Components.
Did you know? It takes only about eight minutes for a Space Shuttle to accelerate to a speed of more than 17,000 milesper hour.
Phenolic body tube: Carbon fiber body tubes:
Note the spiral in the shadowed area.
Quantum body tubes:
Attaching forward centering ring:
Nylon strap attached:
Sanding off excess filler:
Sanding the fins:
Epoxying the fins in:
Attaching bulkhead: Eyebolt:
Putting epoxy in
payload tube: Inserting coupler:
Sanding the cone:
Screwing the cone
into the tube:
Drilling hole for rail button: Drilling pressure hole: