Rocketry Videos

By Brian Baxter Science

200 M.P.H. ROCKET KNIFE! (2019-06-29) (NEW)
Follow me on Instagram @brianbaxterscience. What happens if you strap a model rocket engine onto a knife and ignite it? A dangerous weapon traveling at 200 M.P.H.!!!!! [View]

ESTES "HI-FLIER XL" MODEL ROCKET POST FLIGHT REVIEW! (2020-09-10)
The Estes "Hi-Flier XL" rocket flight data is in after a very successful flight and rocket recovery! This video covers the performance of the rocket including speed and altitude. [View]

ESTES NEW YEARS EVE MODEL ROCKET LAUNCH! (2019-12-31)
Follow me on Instagram @brianbaxterscience. This launch of the giant Mean Machine model rocket by Estes is powered by a D12-5 rocket engine. It reached an altitude of 450-feet and was recovered ... [View]

HOW TO MAKE A KNO3 E45 ROCKET ENGINE--STEP BY STEP! (2020-05-23) (NEW)
In today's video I will show you how to make a KNO3 E45 rocket engine step by step. The fuel mixture is 35grams powdered sugar and 65grams Potassium Nitrate. The plug at both ends of the rocket ... [View]

LIQUID NITROGEN BOTTLE ROCKET! (2019-08-14) (NEW)
Follow me on Instagram @brianbaxterscience. Can Liquid Nitrogen be transformed into a rocket fuel for bottle rockets? In this video I'll demonstrate how this works. I filled the bottle partly with ... [View]

MAKING PEN ROCKETS WITH ZINC SULFIDE ROCKET FUEL! (2019-03-16) (NEW)
Follow me on Instagram @brianbaxterscience. What happens when you put a small amount of Zinc Sulfide inside an empty ink pen, attach fins and a fuse? A fast launching missile is what you get! [View]

MERCURY-REDSTONE ROCKET REPAIRS! (2018-04-19) (NEW)
A few video's ago I launched this scale model of the Mercury-Redstone rocket, which unfortunately crashed into several pieces due to a parachute malfunction. But now I have repaired the damage to the ... [View]

RE-TESTING ESTES "MERCURY-REDSTONE" ROCKET, HOW WELL DOES IT FLY? (2018-04-26) (NEW)
After being repaired after it's first flight crash, this video will re-test the Estes Mercury-Redstone rocket to see how well it flies. Hopefully this time the parachute will deploy and we will have ... [View]

REDNECK ROCKETRY ---- LONG BURN ENGINE! (2015-12-04) (NEW)
This homemade rocket engine is made from three black powder engines that have been modified into one single long burning rocket engine. What normally would have been 1.6 seconds of thrust has now ... [View]

TEST FIRING KNO3 E45 ROCKET ENGINE! (2020-04-24) (NEW)
Today I'll be test firing the first homemade rocket engine that I have ever built. It is a KNO3 sugar rocket engine that is equivalent to an E45 rocket engine. It has a burn time of 30 seconds, and ... [View]

TESTING ESTES "BIG BERTHA" MODEL ROCKET, HOW WELL DOES IT FLY? (2019-04-09)
In this video I will be testing the Estes Big Bertha model rocket to see how well it flies. Although I am using a smaller than recommended engine, I am hoping to achieve a decent altitude and ... [View]

TESTING ESTES "HI-FLIER XL" MODEL ROCKET, HOW WELL DOES IT FLY? (2020-09-03) (DELETED)
This is the launch of Estes "Hi-Flier XL" model rocket on an E12-6 rocket engine. [View]

TESTING ESTES "LONG RANGER" MODEL ROCKET ON A C6-7 ENGINE, HOW WELL DOES IT FLY? (2020-04-01) (DELETED)
Follow me on Instagram @brianbaxterscience. According to the altimeter onboard, this flight of Estes "Long Ranger" model rocket reached an altitude of 1,110 ft. It's speed was 87.9 miles per hour ... [View]

TESTING ESTES "LONG RANGER" MODEL ROCKET, HOW WELL DOES IT FLY? (2019-10-23) (NEW)
Follow me on Instagram @brianbaxterscience. This is the launch of the Estes "Long Ranger" model rocket on an A8-3 rocket engine. The rocket registered 115 feet in altitude on the altimeter and was ... [View]

TESTING ESTES "MAJESTIC" ROCKET, HOW WELL DOES IT FLY? (2017-04-14) (NEW)
This is a test flight of the Estes "Majestic" rocket. Using a composite F50-6T "Blue-Thunder" fuel, I launched this rocket 2,171 ft. in 7.4 seconds, which gives it a speed of 200 m.p.h. This is an ... [View]

TESTING ESTES "MEAN MACHINE" MODEL ROCKET, HOW WELL DOES IT FLY? (2019-07-26)
This launch of Estes Mean Machine model rocket on a D12-5 rocket engine reached an altitude of 450 feet. I added a section to this rocket to make it stand over 7 ft. tall. Watch as this monster ... [View]

TESTING ESTES "MERCURY-REDSTONE" ROCKET, HOW WELL DOES IT FLY? (2018-04-07) (NEW)
This video highlights the Estes "Mercury-Redstone" scale-model rocket, which launched the first American Alan Shepard into space on May 5th, 1961 and the second American Virgil Grissom into space on ... [View]

TESTING ESTES "NIKE-X" ROCKET, HOW WELL DOES IT FLY? (2017-12-31) (NEW)
This is a test flight of the Estes "Nike-X" rocket. Using a C6-7 black powder fuel, I launched this rocket 600 ft. The rocket is slightly challenging to build and I had difficulty packing the ... [View]

TESTING ESTES "STAR ORBITER" MODEL ROCKET, HOW WELL DOES IT FLY? (2019-03-21)
This is a test flight of the Estes Pro Series II "Star Orbiter" model rocket using an F15 black powder engine. It's maximum altitude using this engine is estimated at 1,800 ft. [View]

TESTING ESTES "TIGRES" MODEL ROCKET ON A C6-7 ENGINE, HOW WELL DOES IT FLY? (2020-04-10)
Follow me on Instagram @brianbaxterscience. This launch of Estes "Tigres" model rocket was a great launch and great flight. I would definitely recommend this rocket! The altimeter I used onboard ... [View]

TESTING ESTES "TIGRES" MODEL ROCKET, HOW WELL DOES IT FLY? (2019-09-26) (NEW)
Follow me on Instagram @brianbaxterscience. Even though I had my doubts on the stability of this rocket, it flew great on an A8-3 rocket engine and reached an altitude of 105 feet! [View]

TESTING ESTES E12-6 ROCKET ENGINE, STATIC TEST FIRE! (2020-08-27)
Estes E12-6 rocket engine is made for large model rockets. It has a total impulse of 40 Newton seconds, a 2.7 second thrust, and a 6 second delay before the ejection charge fires to deploy the ... [View]

TESTING ESTES F15-8 ROCKET ENGINE, HOW POWERFUL IS IT? (2019-01-06)
In this video I'll be test firing an F15-8 Estes black powder model rocket engine to test it's overall power. [View]

TESTING ESTES PRO SERIES II "F50-6T" COMPOSITE FUEL ROCKET ENGINE, HOW POWERFUL IS IT? (2019-05-06)
This is a test firing of the Estes F50-6T composite fuel rocket engine. This is the same type of engine that I used to launch "Majestic" several video's ago to an altitude of over 2,000 ft.  [View]

TESTING ESTES PRO SERIES II F15-0 AND F15-8 MODEL ROCKET ENGINES, HOW WELL DO THEY PERFORM? (2020-02-14) (DELETED)
Follow me on Instagram @brianbaxterscience. In this video I will be testing the performance of 2 Estes Pro Series II black powder rocket engines. [View]

TESTING ESTES PRO SERIES II G40-7W MODEL ROCKET ENGINE, HOW POWERFUL IS IT? (2018-06-18) (NEW)
How powerful is the Estes Pro-Series II G40-7W model rocket engine? Today I will be firing this rocket engine in a test to determine its power! [View]

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