Vol. 05: Soda Bottle Rocket

You don't have to be Burt Rutan to start your own rocket program. With a few empty soda bottles and some PVC pipe, you can build a high-performance water rocket.



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+ Soda Bottle Rocket

Watch a video clip of author Steve Lodefink and his 4-year-old son Ivan launching their soda-bottle rocket.

+ Soda Bottle Rocket (video)

In MAKE 05, we show you how to make your own soda bottle rocket so you can start your own rocket program even if you're not Burt Rutan. With a few empty soda bottles and some PVC pipe, you can build a high-performance water rocket. Here's a video of author Steve Lodefink and his 4-year-old son Ivan launching theirs.

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The basis for this project's launcher design.

Ready-made water rocket components.

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