Estes Build Your Own Alpha Functioning Rocket Kit 1000 Feet in the Sky



  • Build-up own rocket: nothing compares to the thrill of building your own fully functional, flying model rocket. Great as a new favorite pass-time or for budding scientists and engineers, Estes Rocket kits help kids and adults learn about high-flying space vehicles.
  • Skill level: The Alpha is an intermediate level rocket which will help a budding Rocketeer develop some basic model building and finishing skills.
  • Recommended engines (not included): 1/2a6-2, a8-3, a8-5, b4-4, b6-4, b6-6, c6-5, c6-7
  • Projected altitude: 1000 ft. (305 m) on a c6-7
  • Estimated assembly time: 1 hour (glue drying time Not included)
  • Launch system: compatible with the porta-pad II launch pad and electron beam launch controller, or any launch system that can support a 1/8 inch launch rod.
  • Ages: For boys and girls ages 10+ with adult supervision for those under 12, and rocketeers of all ages.
  • Skill LevelIntermediate
    Assembly Time1 hours
    Manufacturer’s Suggested Maximum Weight2 Pounds
    Model Number1225
    Assembly RequiredNo
    Batteries Required?No
    Batteries Included?No
    Material Type(s)Raw Wood
    Remote Control Included?No