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Old 06-03-2011, 05:35 PM
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Originally Posted by blackshire
Teleflite's book (called either "Making Your Own Rocket Motors" or "How to Make Your Own Rocket Motors") is concerned with black powder motors. Their sugar rocket pamphlet was called "The Incredible Five Cent Sugar Rocket," and the Microsond 1 rocket plans and instructions were provided with it. "The Incredible Five Cent Sugar Rocket" pamphlet is online here (see: and ). Also, speaking of sugar rockets:

An amateur rocketry project group called "Sugar Shot to Space" (see: ) is working on a space-capable sounding rocket that is powered by sugar propellant, and they have test-flown a large sub-scale test vehicle. The relatively low ISP (specific impulse) of the sugar propellant (which has the advantages of being cheap and relatively safe to prepare and handle) is evidenced by the large size of the space-capable rocket, as shown in the comparative sizes drawing on their web site.

Oh yeah, that's right I forgot. The book is dedicated to Black powder...
That's right then, I don't have the sugar rocket manual as a certainty. There you go, as you now have a well documented source!
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