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Read Rocketry Books and Articles Online

The following is a list of books and articles about rocketry that you can read online.

50 Model Rocket Projects for the Evil Genius?
A limited preview of the book which includes plans for a camera rocket, video camera rocket, hydrogen-fueled rocket, UFO, and more.
Building a Model Rocket Parachute Recovery System
Discusses the math used to determine the correct size and type of parachute to use for a given model rocket. You will need a copy of Adobe Reader to view and print the document.
Elementary Mathematics of Model Rocket Flight
You will need a copy of Adobe Reader to view and print the document.
Forces on a Model Rocket
You will need a copy of Adobe Reader to view and print the document.
Model Rocket Contest Guide
You will need a copy of Adobe Reader to view and print the document.
Model Rocket Engines
You will need a copy of Adobe Reader to view and print the document.
Model Rocketry Technical Manual
Estes's manual is a terrific guide for the beginner as well as a great reference for more experienced rocketeers. You will need a copy of Adobe Reader to view and print the manual.
Modern High-power Rocketry 2
A limited preview of Mark Canepa's illustrated guide to building, launching and recovering high-power rockets.
NAR Model Rocket Safety Code
Following the National Association of Rocketry's Safety Code keeps model rocketry a safe and legal hobby. You will need a copy of Adobe Reader to view and print the Safety Code.
Physics of Model Rockets
A lesson plan for teaching math and physics. Simple formulas are used to calculate the altitude a rocket will reach. You will need a copy of Adobe Reader to view and print the document.
Popular Mechanics (July 1967) - Getting Started in Model Rocketry
Eugene Florida's article includes instructions for building a model rocket, launch pad, and launch controller.
Rockets: An Educators Guide with Activites in Science, Mathematics, and Technologu
This NASA publication provides information to teachers on how to use rockets to help teach science and math.
Stability of a Model Rocket in Flight
Centuri's Technical Information Report (TIR-30) describes the scientific principles that affect the stability of a model rocket. You will need a copy of Adobe Reader to view and print the document.

[Posted: 2008-12-10 | Updated: 2008-12-10]


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