Skill Level 5

Extremely challenging. This skill level requires the constructor to have an excellent knowledge of rocketry. The ability to advise others and able to lead group building sessions.

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  • ANTAR™

    Our dedicated designers here at Estes have taken G. Harry Stine’s original model, sketches and drawings of the ANTAR, and brought it back to life. Now you get buy your very own piece of rocket history today.

    G. Harry Stine believed in a future for humanity among the stars, and his life’s work was dedicated to that dream.
    Harry Stine (NAR#02) is known as the “Father of Model Rocketry” and founder of the National Association of Rocketry. One of the original pioneers that founded the hobby right alongside Vern Estes, Stine was also a talented writer. This Estes Designer Signature Series kit is a faithful reproduction crafted by Estes designers from many sketches Stine created as well as the actual original model which is from the personal collection of Estes Vice President Bill Stine (who happens to be Harry’s son). Antar was not designed as a flying model rocket because in 1951 the hobby didn’t exist yet! Stine was a physicist and clearly understood the science of flight, so even though Antar was a fictional vehicle, the science behind it meant it could be stable in flight.

    WHAT YOU NEED TO BUILD: Scissors, pencil, ruler, fine sandpaper, yellow glue, hobby knife, masking tape, wax paper, sand block, primer (white), paint rust-oleum (deep forest, silver, white) and clear coat (optional). (Tools, construction and finishing supplies not included.)

    WHAT YOU NEED TO LAUNCH (sold separately):Porta-Pad II Launch Pad and Electron Beam Launch Controller, Estes model rocket engines, starters and recovery wadding. Four 1.5V high quality AA alkaline batteries are also required for launch controller (not included).

    $17.69
  • DESTINATION MARS™ MARS LONGSHIP™

    Build and launch your own Mars Longship™ and follow the full story of the human exploration and settlement of the red planet in Estes® Destination Mars! […]

    $20.64
  • Leo Space Train

    This impressive model rocket kit includes eye-catching features like laser etched fin and wing panels, amazing surface mounted details, authentic-looking plastic engine nozzles, and colorful water-slide […]

    $14.74
  • Low-Boom SST

    The supersonic transport (SST) was the future until dangerously loud sonic booms limited where these marvels could fly. The super-quiet Low-Boom SST could begin a new […]

    $15.92
  • 7251

    SATURN 1B

    The Estes Saturn 1B is a stunning 1:100 recreation of this rocket of the Apollo era. Designed to test Apollo hardware, it later served as crew launch vehicle for Skylab and the Apollo Soyuz Test Project. Build and launch this Master-Level kit for spectacular lift-offs and dazzling dual parachute recoveries.

    $41.29
  • 1973

    SATURN V SKYLAB

    In 1973, the last Saturn V was launched with a special payload – Skylab, America’s first space station. Now you can build and fly your own 1/100 scale replica of that historic mission. Exciting launches up to 350 feet on an Estes F15-4 engine, and spectacular three-parachute recoveries.

    $58.99
  • SIDEKICK™

    The Sidekick cleverly combines two body tubes, two nose cones, and two sets of fins to produce one remarkable rocket! Clustered engine launches are spectacular, as […]

    $11.79
  • 7307

    SPACE CORPS DARC-1

    The Deep Atmosphere Research Craft is a one of a kind scientific vessel developed by Space Corps Science Division. It’s aero surfaces and resistant alloys allow the DARC-1 to navigate a dense, unforgiving atmosphere for extended research missions. Enjoy this Estes model to capture a future of exploration for yourself.

    $17.69
  • SPACE CORPS VESTA INTRUDER

    The Vesta Intruder stands over 2 feet tall and can reach altitude of up to 350 ft on an Estes C11-3 engine! Although it roars off the pad with a Standard Estes Engine, it disappears into the sky like the light-speed spacecraft it was designed to be, and taunts us with the question: “Are we alone in the universe?” Do you really want to know?

    $20.64
  • SUPER MARS SNOOPER

    The first full color Estes catalog cover model makes a triumphant return! The Mars Snooper is the perfect powerhouse model for exploring new worlds! Take this futuristic rocket to the launch pad and take to the skies on a D12-5 to soar up to 800 feet!

    $20.64
  • Tazz

    A re-imagining of an Estes classic! Based on the Estes Gyroc of the 60s, the TAZZ is an awesome addition to any rocketeers collection. Launch it […]

    $13.56