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[The Rocketry Show] Episode #58: Big Rockets news!

The gang couldn’t resist reviewing and discussing the biggest news since the last show: The Falcon heavy launch! The immersive audio of the launch we used comes from Destin Sandlin of SmarterEveryDay.Com We also talk about New Zealand’s Rocket Labs … Continue reading

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[The Rocketry Show] Episode #57: Charlie Savoie, and also a TARC Story

Charlie Savoie joins us to discus what they’ve been up to at Aerotech, and answers some questions from our Patrons. Gheem shares with us a piece he has been working on…it’s a little story that shares some insights on being … Continue reading

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The Rocketry Show e-mail List Serv!

We now have an e-mail list serv for the show! You can subscribe here: https://groups.io/g/therocketryshow/ You can also send messages to the service for all members to see, and reply!   We are experimenting with ways to bring our audience together … Continue reading

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[The Rocketry Show] Episode #56: Author, Mike Westerfield – Make: High Power Rockets

Mike Westerfield joins us to talk about his newest book, Make: High Power Rockets! From the preface of his book: My first book, ‘Make: Rockets,’ covered basic rocket science, including construction, aerodynamics, simulation, tracking, and electrical engineering. The rockets in … Continue reading

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[The Rocketry Show] Episode #55: A Rocketry Show Holiday Party!

The team goes on the road, and set up at their club Christmas party and record a show. Lots of rocket stories are shared.  Enjoy, and Happy Holidays!

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[The Rocketry Show] Episode #54a: Addendum – Let’s make a correction!

Chris Pearson called to make a correction to some of the distance information we shared in the initial (free) version of Episode 54…

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Star Wars – Imperial March on Eight Floppy Drives

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[The Rocketry Show] Episode #54: LiPo battery follow-up, and filing for FAA Waivers for your club!

CG follows up on the previous episode, adding some important notes about Lithium Polymer (LiPo) Batteries. We invite Chris Pearson, Prefect for Northern Ohio Tripoli to the show to talk about what it takes and things to think about to … Continue reading

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[The Rocketry Show] Episode #53: Season 4 Premiere! Straight Fins and Lithium Polymer

*** NOTE from CG: Do not use the LiPo salt water disposal method mentioned in the episode!  While it has been “common knowledge” within  hobby circles to use this method of disposal, I have found very good reasons not to … Continue reading

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The End of an Era

By Chris Pearson It was with some sadness today that I learned the iHobby Expo, formerly called the RCHTA Show, has been cancelled and is not expected to ever resume. The original RCHTA Show, (Radio Control Hobby Trade Association) was, as its name suggests, … Continue reading

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