Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Explorer Aquarius 7253
Are you looking for a "Galaxy Class Craft" to explore the distant star systems? If so, then this rocket is for YOU! A skill level 4 kit that will test your building skills but it's beautiful on display and in flight! The Explorer Aquarius is a model you will be proud of! And as an added feature the we've included a removable plastic display engine nozzle. Launched on an E12-6, don't be surprised when this rocket goes over 700 feet!
Skill Level 5
Length: 21.8 in. (55.4 cm)
Diameter: 2.75 in. (70 mm)
Estimated Weight: 4.2 oz. (119.1 g)
Laser cut Wood Fins, Water slide Decals, 18 in. (45.7 cm) Parachute Recovery
Recommended Engines: D12-3 (first launch), D12-5, E12-4, E12-6
Projected Max Altitude: 750 ft. (229 m)
Model Rocket Kits are rated by Skill Level
If you are just starting in the hobby start at the beginner level and move up from there at your own pace.
What is needed to build and fly
All model rockets come in kit form that require assembly. The materials are primarily cardboard tubes, balsa or plastic fins and nose cone. Materials will vary by model and are typically specified in the description of each kit.
Additional supplies will be necessary to build and finish your model rocket kit and may include:
Scissors, Hobby Knife
Wood Glue, Model Cement or CA(Super Glue)
Finishing Supplies like:
Launching Equipment and Supplies like:
Model Rocket Motors and Igniters
A safe place to fly using guidelines from the National Association of Rocketry Safety Code