Category Archives: Rocketry

Composite Materials Fabrication Handbook #1, by John Wanberg

This is an excellent book for anyone getting started with fiberglass or carbon fiber. The examples range from simple to complex, but are well illustrated and described. I want to make some composite nosecones and tubes, and it looks like … Continue reading

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Ignition! An Informal History of Liquid Rocket Propellants, by John D. Clark

This book helps explain why some liquid propellants are “better” than others, and why some should be avoided at all costs! I really liked the chapter devoted to hypergolic propellants, but the chapters on monopropellants and hybrid propellants were also … Continue reading

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