Category Archives: Rocketry Education

Educational materials on the rocketry hobby from various sources

[The Rocketry Show Video]: Modular Rocket Designs Part 2

Part 2 of CG’s overview on his modular rocket designs…

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[The Rocketry Show Video]: Modular Rocket Designs part 1

CG gives an overview on his technique to building Modular Rocket Designs.  

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National Association of Rocketry Milestones

This was shared with us by listener John Thompson… National Association of Rocketry (NAR) Milestones Source: Rocket Collectors Journal Volume 1 number 4 1995 October 8, 1957 – The Model Missile Association incorporated under the laws of the state of … Continue reading

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Jeff Hopkins on Mach Diamonds. Are they what we enthusiasts think they are?

Jeff Hopkins of SpaceX shared this with us on our Facebook discussion group.  Enjoy! Jeff Hopkins‎ to SpaceX September 30 at 1:01am There exists a common view that rocket motors that produce mach diamonds in their exhaust are better engineered / more … Continue reading

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[The Rocketry Show] Episode #33: Astronaut, Colonel Rick Searfoss (Season 3 Episode 1)

Season 3 starts off on a high note as we are joined by former NASA Astronaut, Col. Rick Searfoss.  He joins us to talk about rockets, The Space Shuttle, and being an astronaut!

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[The Rocketry Show] Episode #23: Author Mike Westerfield

We had a fun show this time around! Author Mike Westerfield joins us to talk about his book, Make: Rockets. Down-to-Earth Rocket Science. We discus his book, rocketry in general, as well as a glimpse into his next project. We … Continue reading

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