Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Astrocam 7308
Ever wonder what the view is like from 900 feet high? Well, wonder no more! The Estes Astrocam® Flying Model Rocket Starter Set includes everything you need to capture audio and video from a rocket in flight – it’s so clear and realistic, it’s almost like being there!
The Estes AstroCam is equipped with its own high-definition digital video camera and a specially engineered nosecone to house the camera during flight. Start the camera while the rocket is on the launch pad and begin recording audio and video onto the included 16GB Micro SD Memory Card. Stand back and press the launch button and the model rocket camera captures the breathtaking sights and sounds from liftoff through recovery from onboard the rocket itself!
Skill Level 1 Beginner
Recovery System 15 in. (38.1 cm) Parachute
Length 20 in. (50.8 cm)
Diameter 0.98 in. (25 mm)
Estimated Weight 1.5 oz. (42.6 g)
Estimated Assembly Time 30 Minutes Download Instructions
Plastic Fins and Nose Cone
Launch Rod Size 1/8"
Recommended Engines A8-3, B4-4, B6-4, C6-5
Projected Max Altitude 900 ft. (274 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