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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.
G. HARRY STINE was the founder and one-time president of the National Association of Rocketry. An engineer, science writer, and author, Stine also started the first model rocket company, whose kits are now in the Smithsonian. His son, BILL STINE, is a model rocket expert in his own right and is the founder and President of Quest Aerospace Inc.
Preface to the First Edition.
1. This Is Model Rocketry.
2. Getting Started.
3. Tools and Techniques in the Workshop.
4. Model Rocket Construction.
5. Model Rocket Motors.
6. Ignition and Ignition Systems.
7. Launchers and Launching Techniques.
8. How High Will It Go?
10. Model Rocket Aerodynamics.
11. Multistage Model Rockets.
12. Recovery Devices.
13. Glide Recovery.
14. Building and Flying Large Models.
16. Scale Models.
17. Altitude Determination.
18. Model Rocket Ranges.
19. Clubs and Contests.
20. Where Do I Go from Here?
Appendix I: Important Addresses.
Appendix II: Model Rocket CP Calculation.
Appendix III: Rocket Altitude Simulation: Computer Program RASP-93.
Appendix IV: Static Stability Calculation: Computer Program STABCAL-2.
Appendix V: The Triple-T rack Tracker.
Appendix VI: Two-Station Alt-Azimuth Tracking Data Reduction Program MRDR-2.
Appendix VII: Three-Station Elevation-Angle-Only Tracking Data Reduction Tables.
Appendix VIII: Sample NAR Section Bylaws.