Launch Gear

Launch Gear

Rocketry Works features a lineup of quality launch pads for every type of launch, from a family day in the park to a group launch of hundreds of flights per day. Our launchers comply with the NAR Model Rocketry Safety Code standards for safety features, and Rocketry Works launchers are field tested to ensure they are durable and reliable.  Be sure to watch our videos about launch site scoping, setup, and safety!

  • "Dog Barf"  fire proof recovery wadding in a 1 gallon bag, suitable for approximately 25 flights of 24mm airframe models. "Dog Barf"  fire proof recovery wadding in a 1 gallon bag, suitable for approximately 25 flights of 24mm airframe models.

    Rocketry Works

    "Dog Barf" Recovery Wadding

    $0.99
    Yes, we call it Dog Barf.  And it's the cheapest way to protect your recovery device from the rocket motor's hot ejection gasses. In truth, it is commercially available cellulose housing insulation, made of shredded paper and treated to be flame...
    RW - DOG BARF
    $0.99
  • 1/4 inch x 48 inch Rocketry Works Steel One Piece Launch Rod

    Rocketry Works

    1/4 inch x 48 inch Steel Launch Rod

    $6.99
    This one piece 1/4 inch x 48 inch steel launch rod is ideal for mid power rockets powered by E motors or higher.  For these larger models, ensuring that the rocket is up to stable flight speed before the model leaves the rod guidance behind is key...
    RW-LG-LR-1/4x48
    $6.99
  • 1/8 inch x 36 inch Rocketry Works Steel One Piece Launch Rod

    Rocketry Works

    1/8 inch x 36 inch Steel Launch Rod

    $1.99
    This one piece steel launch rod is the basis for a reliable and durable launch pad, and is best suited for small model rockets powered by motors up to C power. One piece, solid steel construction helps ensure that your models slide off the launch rod...
    RW-LG-LR-1/8x36
    $1.99
  • 1010 Launch Rail Joint 1010 Launch Rail Joint

    Faztek

    1010 Launch Rail Joint

    $22.30
    While launch rails provide outstanding rigid guidance without the risk of rod whip that comes with launch rods, a long rail can be difficult to store.  To ease that burden, Rocketry Works offers the Rail Joint assembly that allows you to join 2...
    RW-RG-RAIL-JOINT-1010
    $22.30
  • 1010 Launch Rail Stand-off

    Faztek

    1010 Launch Rail Stand-off

    $3.50
    This small and simple accessory for a 1010 launch rail provides support for a model on the rail to keep it off the blast deflector.  Just attach the stand-off to the rail a few inches from the bottom of the rail, and most rockets can rest on the...
    RW-LG-CORNER-BRACKET-2-1010
    $3.50
  • 6 foot 1010 launch rail 6 foot 1010 launch rail dimensional diagram

    Faztek

    1010 Rail 6 ft

    $28.99
    The 6 foot 1010 rail is the standard rail used by TARC launch pads, and is a very common rail for mid and high power rockets under 30 lbs.  Rails provide superior guidance to heavy rockets relative to launch rods, and have become the defacto...
    RW-LG-RAIL-1010X72
    $28.99
  • 12 v 5 Ah sealed lead acid battery 12 v 5 Ah sealed lead acid battery with 6 inch scale

    Universal Battery

    12 Volt, 5Ah SLA/AGM Battery

    MSRP: $24.99
    $19.99
    A solid battery that's able to deliver 12 volts for launch after launch is key to a successful group launch. The 5Ah capacity of this battery can last for days of launch site use, and is rechargeable with a trickle charger. Sealed lead acid batteries are...
    RW-UB-12V-5AH
    MSRP: $24.99
    $19.99
  • 1515 Launch Rail Joint 1515 Launch Rail Joint

    Faztek

    1515 Launch Rail Joint

    $29.12
    While launch rails provide outstanding rigid guidance without the risk of rod whip that comes with launch rods, a long rail can be difficult to store.  To ease that burden, Rocketry Works offers the Rail Joint assembly that allows you to join 2...
    RW-LG-RAIL-JOINT-1515
    $29.12
  • 1515 Launch Rail 1515 Launch Rail Dimensional Diagram

    Faztek

    2 piece 12 foot 1515 Launch Rail

    $145.68
    The 1515 launch rail is necessary only for large L2 or L3 models weighing more than 30 lbs pad weight.  Since a 12 foot rail is cumbersome to transport, this launch rail comes in two 6 foot pieces, joined with sturdy rail joint that permits 1515...
    RW-LG-RAIL-1515X144IN-2-PIECE
    $145.68
  • 2 piece 8 foot long 1010 launch rail 1010 launch rail dimensional diagram

    Faztek

    2 piece 8 foot 1010 Launch Rail

    $62.11
    This 1010 launch rail combines two 4-foot rails to create a full 8 foot 1010 launch rail for mid and high power rockets that require more guidance.  Since an 8 foot rail is cumbersome to transport, this launch rail comes in two 4 foot pieces, joined...
    RW-LG-RAIL-1010X96IN-2-PIECE
    $62.11
  • 3/16 inch x 36 inch Rocketry Works Steel One Piece Launch Rod

    Rocketry Works

    3/16 inch x 36 inch Steel Launch Rod

    $2.49
    This one piece 3/16 inch x 36 inch steel launch rod is ideal for mid sized model rockets powered by D or E motors.  One piece, solid steel construction helps ensure that your models slide off the launch rod without the risk of getting hung up on a...
    RW-LG-LR-3/16x36
    $2.49
  • Estes AltiTrak Optical Altimeter

    Estes

    AltiTrak

    MSRP: $21.99
    $18.69
    How high did your rocket fly? You can find out without an expensive in flight altimeter using Estes' AltiTrak instrument. This devices also helps teach principles of grometry and trigonometry to measure the height of rocket flights. Just station an...
    EST-2232
    MSRP: $21.99
    $18.69