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Remnants

Today was a launch day in Amesbury, MA. While I had anticipated pretty clear skies and low wind, by the time I arrived (late), clouds had rolled in, and the wind was blowing toward the power lines. Not enough to halt the launch, but enough to disallow … […]

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The N00b T00b – A Quick, Easy, Scratch Built Tube Fin Rocket – Part 1: The Basic Build

I have a bunch of random model rocket parts lying around the Rocket Room. Some are things I intentionally stocked up on, and some are leftovers from kits I modified, or from other projects.I have a bunch of short, BT-20 sized tubes (0.736 inch in diame… […]

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NaRoBloMo (???)

Photo Credit: The New York Zoological Society#Rocketober is nearly at an end, and if you were a regular reader of The Rocket N00b blog in the past, you may be wondering what gives, and why ol’ N00bie here hasn’t published a word on model rocketry in ne… […]

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Update Apollo

Just a quick note:I haven’t posted here in quite a while (though I do post on Facebook, Instagram, and sometimes Twitter, for quick stuff). There are a few reasons why – life has been busy, the N00b family are moving to a new place soon, etc. I didn’t … […]

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TARC Finals Live

Saturday, May 18, the Team America Rocketry Challenge national finals take place in The Plains, Virginia.You can watch the events live on YouTube by CLICKING HERE.Follow me on Twitter.Like my Facebook page for blog updates and extra stuff.Hav… […]

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DIY Camera Rig

My positive pressure indoor spray painting booth worked great, but it was so large, that it was impractical. Once I took it down and re-arranged the Rocket Room, I was pretty sure I’d never use it again, at least not in its original design.Besides, I’m… […]

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Lost Field

An announcement was made on Facebook last night: The Maine Missile Math & Science Club, a kind of sister club to CMASS, my NAR section, has lost its launch field, seen in the Google image above.This is a beautiful, wide, flat open area, a large sod… […]