Fun & Games Rockets
Live-video-rocket readies for launch

From the MAKE Flickr pool

Member Mister Biggs scored a $30 wireless camera/receiver combo (cheap enough to put into harm’s way) and integrated it into into his first stab at a live-video-transmitting rocket. His description –

Estes Canadian Arrow upgraded to accept E class engines, 1-inch fin extensions to increase stability, Kevlar shock cords for two rip-stop nylon 18″ paracutes…one for the body tube, and one of for the nosecone camera assembly.
Nosecone Kevlar cord is attached to the tip of the cone, to allow for downward-facing video during decent.

Best of Luck, Biggs!

Live Video Transmitting Rocket on Flickr


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