Handbook of Model Rocketry, 7th Edition (NAR Official Handbook)

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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By Henry (Brooklyn, NY) · ★★★★★ · September 09, 2013
Well there you go. Coolest book I've read all year, this is the book I've been searching for (kinda of). I love space, I love rockets, and I really like model rockets because I didn't go to college. This lil' bible here is easy to read and fallow and filled with answers to so many questions, many... ...more
By Johann (Apple Valley, CA) · ★★★★☆ · June 15, 2013
This was a great handbook--more of a technical manual, but an easy and enjoyable read. What was funny was the little name dropping of the companies that the younger Stine works for throughout the book. Estes Rockets has been around since 1958 and is a good solid company. But we didn't really hear... ...more
By Carl · ★★★★★ · July 27, 2012
The model rocketeer's "bible". Required reading for anyone seriously interested in building and flying model rockets. Particularly useful for those wishing to graduate from commercially available model kits and move on to kitbashing or designing one's own model rockets. ...more
By Jossalyn (The United States) · ★★★★☆ · March 09, 2013
read this with the Girl Scout troop, while we were learning Rocketry. Terrific basic handbook and guide. We used it to design and build our own rockets for the TARC competition, and watched October Sky as part of the activity. that's another book to read... ...more
By Stephen (North Las Vegas, NV) · ★★★★★ · June 10, 2013
I knew Mr. Stine...great man, mentor, and missed.... ...more