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Model Rocketry | Safety 101

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Model Rocketry | Safety 101

At Boyce Aerospace Hobbies we love all-things rocketry. We enjoy the entire process from design of model rockets to flight. Our products are intended to spark joy and excitement within hobbyists of all levels while adhering to model rocketry safety practices. Take a brief minute to read through some important regulations regarding model rocketry safety and how Boyce Aerospace Hobbies helps modelers comply.  Model rockets should be crafted from lightweight, non-metal materials. Boyce Aerospace Hobbies ensures adherence to this protocol by printing model rocket parts in quality ABS and lightweight resin. Motors used to fly model rockets should be certified...

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1/14th Scale Nike Hercules "Builders Kit" | Release Date Announced

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1/14th Scale Nike Hercules "Builders Kit" | Release Date Announced

Our most anticipated kit of the year is almost ready for launch. The Boyce Aerospace Hobbies 1/14th Scale Nike Hercules was originally released in 2018 as a limited production run. And now, in 2019, Boyce Aerospace Hobbies is re-releasing the popular kit, but with numerous enhancements. Our model rocket is a 1/14th scale replica of the Nike Hercules used by the United States and NATO armed forces for medium- and high-altitude long-range air defense. You may or may not know the history of this surface-to-air missile, but here are a few notables. The Hercules was originally developed as an upgrade...

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BAH Pauses Production During Expansion | August 2019

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BAH Pauses Production During Expansion | August 2019

We’re excited to announce that Boyce Aerospace Hobbies is expanding. Boyce Aerospace Hobbies always puts customers first and it is important that we focus on decreased production times and increased quality and kit selections. Our current printing capabilities have been pushed to the limits due to continued patronage from customers who enjoy Rocketry as much as we do. So, we’re investing in additional 3D printers to help decrease production times and to bring customers quality 3D-printed kits and parts faster. In an effort to ensure we continue delivering great customer service with exceptional products, Boyce Aerospace Hobbies is pausing production...

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Master Replicas 3D Prints Buzz Aldrin's Boot Print

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Master Replicas 3D Prints Buzz Aldrin's Boot Print

Last month we celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing (July 20th) with our largest sale yet! But, with a moment so special you may want to celebrate every day. Master Replicas has created a 3D printed memento of this “small step for man.” Master Replicas has chosen to 3D-print Buzz Aldrin’s boot print on the moon’s surface here in the USA, carefully crafted out of resin and measuring 17x11 inches. The highly detailed model was created using a technique called stereoscopic imaging. The company has received more than 400 preorders, but don’t worry, they will not...

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SpaceX CRS-18 Launch | July 24th at 6:24PM EDT

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SpaceX CRS-18 Launch | July 24th at 6:24PM EDT

Today, July 24th at 6:24PM EDT, SpaceX plans to launch its 18th mission of NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services contract (CRS-18) from Launch Complex 40 aboard a Falcon 9 rocket. This mission is to deliver supplies, equipment and science investigations to the International Space Station. It will also carry the third International Docking Adapter.  The SpaceX Dragon capsule for this mission, badged with an “Apollo 50th” commemorative graphic, is set to separate from Falcon 9’s second stage only 9 short minutes after liftoff. Then, Dragon is set to attach to the space station on Friday. Live coverage begins 15 minutes prior to...

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