World Maker Faire New York 2013

Compressed Air Rockets

You'll blow people away with this compressed air rocket. This project first appeared in MAKE Magazine Volume 15. Since then, thousands of people all over the world have had a blast building this launcher and rockets.

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About the Maker

Rick Schertle

Rick teaches middle school. He designed the compressed air rocket for MAKE 15. He also wrote about a folding-wing glider in MAKE 31 along with a number of other projects.