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Rocket Factory 1
Design, build, fly and take home your own rocket in 45 minutes flat. Our rocket factory lets everybody build a rocket of their own. The session includes an introduction to the mechanics of flight and the design of rockets.

Finally take the rockets out for a test flight from one of our compressed air launchers. A well constructed rocket can sometimes fly as high as 30m into the air!.

Subject Area(s)
Science, Technology

Key Stages
Ideal for Key Stages 1,2 and 3

Learning Points:

Time Requirements:

Group / Class Size:
40 maximum

Space Requirements:

Equipment Requirements:
All equipment required will be brought by SPACE4SCHOOLS Staff

No additional notes
Mechanics of flight
Design of rockets
Materials and their properties
Set-Up Time                15 Minutes
Duration                      50 Minutes
Reset time                   5 Minutes
Set down time             15 Minutes
Area for rocket construction with flat surfaces (i.e. tables, hall floor)
Outdoor area for launching such as playground