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Alpha® Bulk Pack (12 pk)

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The Alpha Bulk Pack has been the top choice of educators for the last 40 years and is still going strong. Its popularity stems from its ease of assembly, customizable features, and the ability to teach a wide range of STEM concepts.

Furthermore, With the Alpha pack, students get to experience the thrill of launching their own rocket. This is a highlight of any training program. By the same token, millions of people around the world remember their first launch with the Alpha, making it a ageless classic.

The Alpha Bulk Pack is perfect for teaching basic rocket stability principles. The Alpha's aerodynamic design ensures a smooth launch every time. Additionally, it's a reliable launcher that can fit in with a wide range of engines.

Here are some of the key features of the Estes Alpha:

  • Easy to build: The Alpha bulk pack is easy to put together, even for a novice.
  • Customizable: Students can design and identify their rockets with the included self-stick decals.
  • Versatile: The Alpha can be launched with a variety of engines. It makes it ideal for teaching different concepts and levels of difficulty.
  • Educational: The Alpha teaches valuable STEM concepts, including physics, aerodynamics, and rocketry.
  • Fun: The experience of launching a rocket is exciting and memorable, and the Alpha Bulk Pack provides that thrill for students of all ages.

In The Classroom

The Estes Alpha uses a traditional rocketry structure, making it the intermediate kit to level up your rocketry activities. It’s about the experience for the students, and that’s what set the Alpha apart for generations. It’s about showing a young mind what is possible with a STEM-based education and that future is within their grasp.

Take your Alpha out to the launch field and experiment with a variety of engines and compare the altitude!

It’s not just about how the Alpha can touch a student, but also how active rocketry activities can teach in ways that few things can. It doesn’t feel like a school project, it’s not homework. It’s just doing something awesome. They just accidentally end up learning a whole bunch about the world around them. It’s why millions know the Alpha is #1.

What You Need to Build (Not Included)

  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Fine Sandpaper
  • Carpenter's Glue
  • Hobby Knife

What You Need to Launch (Not Included)

Engine Chart


Projected Altitude

1/2A6-2 135 ft
A8-3 356 ft
A8-5 366 ft
B4-4 682 ft
B6-4 678 ft
C6-5 1,221 ft

Live, Online Training and 1:1 Support

Estes Education has been a leader in STEM education for over 60 years. We know that STEM is a vital interdisciplinary topic that requires hands-on and inclusive learning. Explore these supporting materials to take learning to new heights!

Should you have need, you can meet with a member of Education team for FREE, 1:1 online support to learn rocketry basics, how to apply our curriculum, and discover unique teaching strategies. Our team is eager to answer your questions!

Technical Specifications

  • Recommended Engines

1/2A6-2, A8-3, A8-5, B4-4, B6-4, B6-6, C6-5, C6-7
  • Launch System

Lifetime Launch System
  • Projected Max Altitude

1000 ft. (305 m)
  • Recovery System

12 in. (30.5 cm) Parachute
  • Length

12.3 in. (31.2 cm)
  • Diameter

0.98 in. (25 mm)
  • Weight

0.8 oz. (22.7 g)
  • Fin Material

Laser Cut Wood

Technical Specifications

Alpha Bulk Pack Parts
Estes model rocketry is recommended for ages 10+, with adult supervision for those under 12.

Learn About Model Rocket Safety!

Not sure how to safely launch a rocket with your group? Head over to our dedicated Safety instructions page for videos, support, and more!