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28.04.2010

International Rocket Week 2010 Announced

According to John Bonsor of STAAR Research, the International Rocket Week (IRW) in Scotland will take place in 2010 between Monday 23rd to Monday 30th August. The event site will be near Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland. The IRW is held for 25 years and will offer a lot of attractions such as open rocketry and competiton flying with model, highpower and water rockets up to a limit of 16,000 Feet...[more]

Category: Event

26.04.2010

European Rocketry Event Calendar Online

The new European Rocketry Event Calendar is online on EMR. The service is a guide to search and find rocketry events such as launch days, competitions, fairs or club meetings and seminars. Organizations as well as individuals are invited to add activities using a confortable online form (user account and login required). Events will be shown in a month view and the calendar is fully...[more]

Category: Internal

24.04.2010

New Rocket Science Book

Rocket Science and Spaceflight

A new book about rocket science has been published by Scottish rocketeer Rick Newlands: On 182 pages, basic rocketry science is covered as well as technical issues. The book entitled Rocket Science and Spaceflight for Young Rocketeers is aimed to readers from 14 years old to adults. It is illustrated with a lot of diagrams and photographs and contains a chapter about building a first model...[more]

Category: Market

26.03.2010

Model Rocketry Projects Book Published

American author Mario Perdue published his new book Seize the Sky: A Builder's Guide to Model Rocketry.  On 244 pages, the book includes several articles such as building techniques and shows different rocketry projects, e.g. scale rockets like the Saturn V, Mercury Redstone or Vostock. The book is available in Europe from our bookshop.[more]

Category: Market

24.03.2010

AeroTech Metalstorm "Sparky" Motors Certified

In the USA, the new AeroTech Metalstorm engines using "sparky" propellant were certified. Due to a manufacturers announcement, this includes one single use and three reload kits. The new motors are the 29 X 124 mm single-use HP-G75M, which will be sold in 4, 7 and 10 second delay times, and three RMS™ reload kits, the 38/360 H170M-14A, the 38/720 J340M-14A and the 54/1706 K540M-14A....[more]

Category: Market

23.03.2010

European Rocketry Forum Launched

The new European Rocketry Forum has opened its doors to the public. The forum was created to serve the European rocketry community to exchange ideas and news. It is divided into several sections and sub-forums, e.g. rocketry technics or rocketry specials. All registered European Model Rocketry users will be able to use the forum without further signup and to read and to post messages....[more]

Category: Internal

14.03.2010

New Estes 2010 Catalog

Estes Industries recently published the new catalog for 2010. The PDF file contains 48 pages and is available electronically. The new catalog includes some re-released Estes classical and some new skill level 1 and RFT-kits. It is the first catalog published after 2008, since 2009 there was no issued released. For download, please visit the Estes website or our library.[more]

Category: Market

09.03.2010

Call for Editors

European Model Rocketry (EMR) is looking for rocketeers who wish to work as editors on the pan-European rocketry portal. Since EMR switched to a new content management framework, is is easier than ever to create and edit content. No formatting or programming code is necessary, just add content in a simple web-based editor using any browser. EMR is a non-profit project to promote rocketry in...[more]

Category: Internal

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