Handbook of Model Rocketry

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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Harry Stine, the founder of the National Association of Rocketry, and Bill Stine, founder and president of an aerospace corporation, give instructions for building, launching, tracking, and recovering model rockets. This seventh edition features material on new types of rockets, motors, and electronic payloads, as well as relevant computer software and Internet resources, and on the latest regulations. A new chapter covers high-power rocketry. B&w photos of rockets, launches, and equipment are included. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley, c2004
Edition: 7th ed
ISBN: 9780471472421
Branch Call Number: 629.4652 St56h 2004
Characteristics: xi, 363 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Stine, Bill


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