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A water rocket is a type of model rocket using water as its reaction mass. The pressure vessel (the engine of the rocket) is constructed from thin plastic or other non metallic materials (usually a used plastic soft drink bottle) weighing 1,500 grams or less. The water is forced out by compressed air. It is an example of Newton's third law of motion.

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Northwest Manitoba Checking In...

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Northwest Manitoba Checking In...

Post by sputnik57 » Tue Jun 06, 2017 8:58 pm

Hi! I just built a water rocket and launcher for my wife's physics class yesterday. We launched last night. It was terrific! It just disappeared into the sky. So I thought I'd check in here and see what you have to offer? I'm an old guy, with a farm and a workshop. I can see myself getting carried away already. Is there a BRA? (Bottle Rockets Anonymous) just in case? :D

Anyway, it's good to be here...

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Re: Northwest Manitoba Checking In...

Post by anachronist » Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:18 pm

Welcome. I envy you living on a farm. Where I am (California SF Bay Area) it is hard to find any open space where you can be confident of recovering your rocket without it getting stuck in a tree or landing on top of a building. I have to travel a fair distance.

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Re: Northwest Manitoba Checking In...

Post by addstogether2 » Thu Jun 08, 2017 6:53 am

Hi from Oz posting.php?mode=reply&f=28&t=2983# to the forum

I like the idea of a BRA (Bottle Rockets Anonymous) as my wife recons I needs it, I want's it, I gots to have's it!

I to are envious of the wide open space on a farm.

Looking forward to your input.

Al from oz

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.
"Albert Einstein"

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