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Old 05-20-2019, 05:25 PM
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I've been up since 2am local, it's 6:30am now. I'm tired, but I want to get this out before stumbling back to bed (it's my day off), and forgetting about it.

Can anyone point me in the direction of where I can find info on the history of Enerjet and Centuri? I need a break from the Mueller Report.


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Old 05-20-2019, 06:05 PM
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Iíve seen the info. I just am not where off the top of my head. But, let me do some checking.

Iím guessing Bob Sanford or Chris Michielssen knows!
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Old 05-20-2019, 06:20 PM
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You might also check Youtube. I believe there are a couple videos there featuring Lee Piester speaking about the history and background of his founding/formation of Centuri.

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Old 05-20-2019, 07:33 PM
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You might check YORF threads I have posted to.
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Old 05-20-2019, 08:17 PM
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Check with YORF member "Initiator001".
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Old 05-20-2019, 09:44 PM
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The November/December 2007 issue of LAUNCH Magazine featured a history of Enerjet.

I don't know if back-issues of LAUNCH are posted online.
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Old 05-20-2019, 11:17 PM
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Old 05-21-2019, 08:09 AM
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Why don't you contact Lee Piester and ask him? He is accessible, and remains very engaged with the model rocketry community.
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Old 05-21-2019, 10:00 AM
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Originally Posted by K'Tesh

Can anyone point me in the direction of where I can find info on the history of Enerjet and Centuri? I need a break from the Mueller Report.

The next few issues of Sport Rocketry will have a number of articles relevant to Centuri history as well as a special item commemorating Apollo 11 and the Golden Age of model rocketry. The July/August should come out in late June.
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