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What Is A Builder's Kit?

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What Is A Builder's Kit?

Boyce Aerospace Hobbies is known for quality 3D-printed model rocket kits, nose cones, upgrade and reproduction parts. But, did you know that our most popular products are our Builder’s Kits? The Boyce Aerospace Hobbies Builder’s Kit series is a customer favorite. These 3-D printed kits allow hobbyists to build flying models using self-supplied industry standard rocket body tubes. Most kits are available in multiple scale sizes, allowing modelers to choose exactly which kit fits their collection or next launch.                                         There are many other advantages to...

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NASA Funds 3D Printing Projects

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Just 65 years after the initial Apollo Mission, NASA is planning to return astronauts to the surface of the Moon by 2024. The Moon to Mars approach has the goal to create a habitat capable of sustaining life on the Moon. Recently, NASA just secured funding for 18 early-stage 3D printing projects developing technologies to help on its next mission to the Moon. These projects are among 363 proposals that have received over $43 million from NASA. In recent years, 3D printing experiments in Lunar and Martian regolith have demonstrated the potential to build habitats. And, NASA’s own 3D Printed Habitat Challenge has also...

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What's Launching this Year?!

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In the upcoming months, Boyce Aerospace Hobbies celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing with new products. Check out the schedule below to plan your next build.  In May, we plan to launch the 1/100th Scale Saturn IB (24mm) Kit. After listening to feedback from modelers, we're incorporating the use of standard model rocket tubes.Late May/ Early June 2019, you can expect to see the 1/100th Scale Saturn V Upgrade Parts (motor shrouds with fins, cluster motor mounts, transitions, etc) added to our site for purchase. After we're done celebrating the Apollo Anniversary, you can still expect great...

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SkyLab NC for Estes Saturn V 1/100th

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SkyLab NC for Estes Saturn V 1/100th

Another product released today to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing. This replica SkyLab nose cone can be used to convert any Estes 1/100th scale Saturn V model to the SkyLab launch version.

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Apollo Abort Capsule Kit

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Apollo Abort Capsule Kit

We released the first kit of the year, our Apollo Abort Capsule Kit. It is a giant 1/27th scale model of the “boilerplate  capsule and LES” that was used to test the Apollo emergency abort system.

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