The Mad Rocket Scientist Water Rocket Pages
A six liter rocket in flight on a beautiful Texas day
How much fun can be had with an empty 2 liter soda bottle? You'll be surprised!
Construct a simple launcher, add some fins, mix in a little water and compressed air, release it and PHHHHHTTTT! It's gone!
Reaching speeds over 85 MPH in the blink of an eye and altitudes of hundreds of feet, you will be amazed at the performance of these simple rockets. Read on and learn more about this fun and inexpensive hobby. You won't find another hobby with the "bang for the buck" that water rockets deliver.
As a child, I loved to make things out of odds and ends, and was always attempting to design some Rube Goldberg type device. This the perfect hobby for doing just that!