Best Estes Model Rocket Kits

Updated February 2019
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BestReviews spends thousands of hours researching, analyzing, and testing products to recommend the best picks for most consumers.
BestReviews spends thousands of hours researching, analyzing, and testing products to recommend the best picks for most consumers. We buy all products with our own funds, and we never accept free products from manufacturers.

Launching a model rocket is an unforgettable experience, and Estes Industries has been making these kinds of moments possible for more than 50 years. Building rockets can be a fun hobby or enjoyable quality time activity for bonding, so be sure to find the one that’s right for you. Estes Model rockets come in a variety of sizes, and different models attain different launch heights. Some are outfitted with parachutes to help them land gently for re-use, while others may be harder to spot and find when they fall. Be sure your Estes Model Rocket kit includes all the materials and tools you will need, or know what you’ll need to obtain separately.

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