A look inside the Raygun Gothic Rocketship

Craft & Design

It’s difficult to grasp how awesome the Raygun Gothic Rocketship is until you actually see it in person and tour its interior. Becky Stern and I did just that at Maker Faire Bay Area, capturing the above seen video along the way. Here’s hoping it helps convey what loving craftmanship when into the rocket’s construction and many interactive details – amazing work!

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4 thoughts on “A look inside the Raygun Gothic Rocketship

  1. John Baichtal says:


  2. seanpatgallagher.myopenid.com says:

    Seeing the Gothic Spaceship on its launch-pad at Maker Faire kept reminding me of another retro spaceship from my childhood.

    There’s something about 1970’s Lo-Tech that just warms my heart. Perhaps it its the Mechanical gear-shift?


    And you can watch the original, full-length TV Movie “Salvage” here:



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