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Star Hopper Snap-Together Rocket Kit (Estes)


Price: $14.99 each


The Star Hopper is a no-glue, no-paint Beginner-Level kit from Estes that you can build and launch up to 400 feet all in the same day. Features detail-molded plastic parts, atomic-age styling, and a 18-inch streamer for recovery.

This is a really cute and simple to build kit that all rocket lovers will be thrilled to own and fly. Featuring detail-molded plastic fins, nose cone, and engine mount, this kit not only looks great but is built to survive even rough landings. Pre-finished in a retro atomic-age silver paint scheme, the Star Hopper is a stylish kit that looks great and flies even better! With the twist-on engine retainer for fast engine loading, and a relatively wide body tube for easy ejection wadding and streamer packing, you’ll have your rocket ready to launch in no time!

Length: 7.4 in (18.8 cm)
Diameter: 0.74 in (19 mm)
Estimated Weight: 0.73 oz (20.7 g)
Recommended Engines: 1/2A3-4T, A3-4T, A10-3T
Projected Max Altitude: 400 ft (122 m)

What else you'll need to build this rocket:

Snap together construction, really nothing else is needed! Most builders can have this model completed in under 10 minutes.

What else you'll need to fly this rocket:

Engines (see list above); Recovery Wadding; Electronic Launch System and Launch Pad with 1/8" Launch Rod.