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Rocket Launchers

Author(s): Gregory L. Vogt, EdD

Rocket Launching Tips

Keep the label on the 2-liter bottle as a target to step on. Glue elbow pieces onto straight pipes. Leave some pipes unglued, to simplify launcher dismantling and storage. Windless days provide the best conditions for launching paper rockets. Add a “payload” area at the top of the paper rocket.