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A blast deflector is the part of a launch pad which directs the rocket's hot exhaust away from the pad and the ground.


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  • The Model Missiles, Inc. Aerobee-Hi Model Rocket Kit (001-A) was first produced for sale to the public on April 15, 1958. The kit included an Aerobee-Hi model rocket, a 36" long, 1/8" diameter launch rod, a blast deflector and six "Type A" Rock-A-Chute model rocket motors.

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