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Roto Rocket STEM Kit

Sku: 000648
$69.99
Beginner

Blast off into the world of aerospace with the Roto Rocket STEM Kit; the ultimate beginner-friendly model rocket experience. Designed for aspiring rocketeers ages 10 and up, this hands-on STEM activity promises a dynamic learning experience while ensuring a smooth and thrilling flight. After reaching dizzying heights, the rocket descends, spiraling like a helicopter rotor, while the body of the rocket gently lands with a parachute. There are five STEM activities included in the booklet. Explore the forces of flight with a focus on lift. This kit includes two different sets of helicopter recovery blades for tons of experimentation. With the provided engines, fly to see how the different blades impact the descent time of the rocket. Elevate learning, elevate fun - launch your Roto Rocket today and take STEM education to new heights!

  • SKILL LEVEL: Beginner
  • INCLUDED ENGINES: C6-3, C5-3
  • PROJECTED ALTITUDE: 500 ft. (152.4 m)

Overview

Easy Launch for Beginners

The Roto Rocket is engineered for beginners, ensuring an exciting introduction to rocketry. Its user-friendly design and simple assembly process make it a perfect choice for those new to this thrilling hobby!

Reach for the Skies

Equipped with recommended C6-3 and C5-3 engines, the Roto Rocket is set to reach impressive altitudes. With a projected max height of 500 feet (152.4 meters), you'll witness the world from a whole new perspective!

Unique Helicopter Recovery

What sets the Roto Rocket apart is its innovative helicopter-style recovery system. After reaching its peak, the rocket descends in a graceful spiral, mimicking a helicopter rotor. It's a mesmerizing sight and provides a valuable lesson in aerodynamics!

Combining Parachute Safety

For a safe and controlled landing, the Roto Rocket also includes a parachute system. This dual recovery method ensures your rocket returns to Earth gently, ready for another thrilling launch!

Designed for Exploration

With a length of 24.85 inches (63.11 cm) and a diameter of .98 inches (2.48 cm), the Roto Rocket strikes the perfect balance between stability and altitude. It's a versatile rocket designed to provide both excitement and education!

Lightweight and Durable

Weighing in at just 3.38 ounces (95.8 grams), the Roto Rocket is lightweight yet sturdy. The plastic fin materials and self-stick decals make assembly a breeze, allowing you to focus on the excitement of liftoff!

A STEM Kit Adventure

Part of our esteemed STEM Kit product line, the Roto Rocket is more than just a rocket—it's an educational tool that brings science and technology to life. It's designed to inspire curiosity and ignite a passion for aerospace engineering. With five included STEM activities, this kit provides an educational adventure along with the thrill of flight! Use these activities to build helicopter prototypes as well as learn how fin angle affects the way that the rocket intereacts with the wind around it!

For Adventurers Ages 10+

Recommended for ages 10 and up, the Roto Rocket is a fantastic way to introduce young minds to the wonders of rocketry. It's a hobby that sparks a lifelong love for exploration and discovery!

Overview

Includes Everything Needed to Launch!

  • Rocket

Launch pad and controller, 2 Engines with plugs and igniters, recovery wadding
  • Engines

1 C5-3, 1 C6-3
  • Launch Pad

 Porta-Pad II
  • Launch Controller

 Electron Beam Launch Controller
  • Enough Supplies for

 2 Launches

What You Need to Build

 Yellow Glue, Plastic Cement, Pencil, Hobby Knife

Tools, Construction, and Finishing Supplies Not Included. Shop Supplies

Technical Specifications

Technical Specifications

  • Recommended Engines

C5-3, C6-3
  • Launch System

Porta-Pad II
  • Projected Max Altitude

500 ft (152.4 m)
  • Recovery System

12 in. (30.5cm) Parachute
  • Length

24.85 in (63.11 cm)
  • Diameter

.98 in (2.48 cm)
  • Weight

3.38 oz (95.8 g)
  • Fin Material

Molded Plastic
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