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NASA Galactic Explorer
Winner, February, 2005!
By: Greg Elder

Greg Elder presents to us this incredible design that moves us away from the ordinary and into the extraordinary.

Greg provided the following information with his entry:


Attached is my entry for your DOM contest--the NASA Galactic Explorer. Included is a Word document listing the parts and construction steps, a PDF file with the fin patterns, and 6 photos. I have launched this rocket 4 times, with successful flights each time. Please ask, if you have questions.

Greg Elder

The links below will provide you with instructions and patterns for this design.  These links will open a new window.

  • NASA Galactic Explorer Documents
Instruction Notes (pdf file, 9KB)
Fin Pattern (pdf file, 23KB)
Profile/rear view
Profile/front view
On the pad
On the pad
Top view


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