1921 Mercury Redstone
Relive the power of the Mercury days where astronauts were test pilots too. Some of the first Americans raced the Soviets into space in their one man Gemini Capsule atop a Redstone rocket.
This Estes bird is C6-3 engine powered. Slow realistic flights! Includes decals to create the Liberty Bell 7 flight.
Parts include plastic capsule with tower.
Skill Level 3
Length - 28.6 in. (72.6 cm)
Diameter - 2.05 in. (53 mm)
Estimated Weight - 3.7 oz (104.9 g)
Projected Max Altitude - 200 ft. (61 m)
High Quality Plastic Nose Cone, Water slide Decals, Laser cut Balsa Fins
Recommended Engines: C6-3 (max altitude 200 ft. (61m)
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