MORE water rocket awesomeness

Fun & Games Rockets

We’ve covered George Katz and his water rocket projects here in the past. In this recent video, he shows testing of a lightweight in-line parachute deployment rig, as well as some additional footage of the group’s most recent launch day.

In-line Deployment Mechanism

Awesome DIY water rockets with drop-away boosters

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2 thoughts on “MORE water rocket awesomeness

  1. Anonymous says:

    AWEsome :) i think I’m gonna build one, too…

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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