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Rocket Science Starter Set

Rocket Science Starter Set

Regular price $54.99
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Discover how you can have FUN with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)! Build, launch, and experiment like a Rocket Scientist! With the "Rocket Science" Starter Set, you can observe reactions that make your rocket soar and test included engines to reach new heights. You will get to be a "Rocket Scientist" as you experiment with the other included engine to see how high your rocket will go!

Powered by Estes standard model rocket engines, the Rocket Science Starter Set can soar up to 1100 feet. With the included Mini AltiTrak altitude tracker, you can measure your rocket's height and use it over and over again.

What's better than a rocket that performs well and flies high? One that also makes for a super fun science lesson!

LAUNCH SYSTEM includes Estes Porta-Pad II Launch Pad and Electron Beam Launch Controller, Estes Engines, Plugs, Starters, and Wadding.

Projected Max Altitude

1100 ft. (335 m)

Recovery System

12 in. (30.5 cm) Parachute


12.6 in. (32 cm)


0.98 in. (25 mm)

Estimated Weight

1.2 oz. (34 g)

Estimated Assembly Time

1 Hour (glue drying time not included)

Fin Materials


Decal Type


Launch System

Includes Porta-Pad II and Electron Beam Launch Controller

Launch Rod Size


Age Recommendation

Estes model rocketry is recommended for boys and girls ages 10+ with adult supervision for those under 12, and rocketeers of all ages.

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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!

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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!

How to Fly Safely!