Destination Mars Longship - Estes
The Destination Mars Longship is part of the Estes Destination Mars series of model rockets representic a futuristic vision of how the Mars exploration vehicles could be. This rocket is over Over 68 cm tall and powered by D and E engines, this detailed model is impressive on display and on the pad.
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The Destination Mars™ Mars Longship™ planetary transport is the lifeline connecting old Earth to new Mars!
This model rocket is a fun to assemble as it is made of many parts to be put together. Fins and other parts are laser-cut balsa, body tubes are the usual high-quality kraft cardboard and a rich set of decals is included, to add realism and detail to the finished rocket. Many parts like the nose cone, the body upper part and some details are blown-molded plastic. Recovery is by a 45 cm plastic parachute, included and fully assembled.
This rocket flies with 24 mm motors, D and E. A 5 mm launch rod is required to launch it.
WHAT YOU NEED TO BUILD IT: scissors, pencil, ruler, fine sandpaper, carpenter's glue, plastic glue, utility knife, tape, primer, paint. (Tools, construction and finishing materials not included).
WHAT YOU NEED TO LAUNCH IT (sold separately): Estes Porta-Pad II Launch Pad with a 5 mm launch rod or Klima Launch Pad with a 5 mm launch rod, Estes Electron Beam Launch Controller or Klima Launch Controller, motors, starter and protective pad for the parachute. Four high-quality 1.5V AA alkaline batteries or one 9V battery are also required for the launch controller (not included).
- 34 mm
- Motor diameter
- 24 mm
- 45 cm plastic parachute
- Launch pad
- With 5 mm launch rod
- Rocket type
Aerotech Monouso: E15-4W, E20-4W
Aerotech RMS: D15-4W, E18-4W, F12-4J
For Aerotech motors a 12 volt launch controller is needed.