The Rocketry Show Podcast

The Rocketry Show Podcast
Exploring the world of Model Rockets, High Power Rockets, and STEM Rocketry

July 2020 Workshop Episode
Jul 31 • 88 min
Welcome to episode 94 of The Rocketry Show We’ve been on a roll with great guest interviews lately. The team take a quick break from that this episode to focus more on the results of a few rocketry projects they’ve been working on! Jesse has been…
Matt Steele on Rocket Staging (Part 1)
Jul 16 • 79 min
Matt Steele joins the show to kick start the first of at least a couple episodes on staging techniques for Model Rockets. Mr. Steele is a longtime rocketeer, owner of North Coast Rocketry, and is a Professional Rocket Scientist! Our guest, Matt Steel We…
Scott Binder of SBR Fusion Rocket
Jun 29 • 79 min
Scott Binder joins us to to talk about things at FusionRocket.Biz, and -more importantly- hangs with The Rocketry Show team to talk model rocket stories, and fun memories. :-) Scott’s scratch built “sport scale” Falcon 9 rocket mentioned in this episode.…
Dave Barber and Jason Turicik of LOC Precision
Jun 14 • 79 min
Welcome to Episode 91! Dave Barber and Jason Turicik join us to talk rockets, and about the latest going on at LOC Precision, a sponsor of the show! Also, CG talks about the latest with his telemetry project as the first test launch nears!
Ken Biba and ARLISS
May 25 • 66 min
ARLISS Pushing the boundaries for student STEM programs, ARLISS is a unique rocketry program where members of the Level 3 High Power Rocket community team up with scientists worldwide along with several student organizations to allow them to design “soda…
Listener feedback, High Power Rocket safety, and Rocksim 10
Apr 27 • 67 min
In this episode: CG and Tripoli Northern Ohio Prefect Chris Pearson discus high power rocketry safety tips to use during prepartion phases before launch. This advice encompasses all of the recent Tripoli recommendations as well.…
Avionics bays, and related items
Apr 7 • 87 min
As you move into high power rocketry, one of the first things you will deal with will relate to dual deployment & the electronics around it. We talk about it, and pass along some general advice along with our personal experiences. Also in this episode: *…
Bonus: The Model Rocket Show premier
Mar 28 • 34 min
We unveil our new show, The Model Rocket Show. A show that focuses exclusively on Model Rocketry - Specifically, rockets that fly on G impulse motors and smaller. The show is hosted by Daniel, The Rocket N00b. The Rocket N00b and his fleet.
Steven Skinner of Mach1Rocketry.Com
Mar 21 • 83 min
In this episode, CG and Daniel, the rocket N00b make a major announcement. Steven Skinner of Mach1Rocketry.Com stops by with some announcements of his own, and talks rocket shop with the team!
“Glassing” Your Airframe Tubes.
Feb 29 • 67 min
Been thinking about wrapping your air frames in a smooth fiberglass coating, and not sure where to even begin? Well, this episode is for you! We’ll talk about that, plus: CG talks about his Rocketry radio telemetry project. (Below) Pictures of CG’s…
Jeff Kodyz on 3D Printing for Rocketry
Jan 20 • 82 min
Happy 2020! Welcome to Episode 85 of The Rocketry Show! In this episode, we’ll be talking 3D Printing for Rocketry with our special guest, Jeff Kodyz. One of Gheem’s 3D projects. Part of Gheem’s experimental fin can. Lower portion of Gheem’s 3D printed…
2019 Holiday / end of the year show
Dec 22, 2019 • 62 min
It’s our End of the year / holiday wrap up show, and we chose this one to share and respond to some of the e-mails from you, including an interesting theory behind the collapsed “stuffer tube” phenomenon CG mentioned in the previous episode. We also dig…
Episode 83 quick message
Nov 30, 2019 • 0 min
Be sure to follow the links to our YouTube channel in the show notes to see the supplemental video for Episode 83!
Workshop talk / Listener Q&A
Nov 30, 2019 • 82 min
Episode #6.83 show notes: Gheem talks about a nice gift his TARC team received Gheem’s TARC team, and their really cool gift! at a Tripoli Mid-Ohio launch, CG answers a listener question about ejection baffles, and Daniel the rocket n00b talks about his…
Jr. Level 1 cert. changes, Bianca Vasquez of, and NAROBLOMO.
Nov 10, 2019 • 61 min
Episode 82 starts off with a discussion with Randy Boadway of eRockets about the changes to the Jr Level 1 certification process. NAR Logo More info here: Next, talk to the…
Season 6 premier, and workshop talk with our newest member of the show!
Oct 20, 2019 • 60 min
Welcome to Season 6 of The rocketry Show! We are kicking off the 5th anniversary of our program, with the newest member of the show, Jesse Ulibarri as we dive into “Workshop Talk”! Jesse Ulibarri! On this episode, the gang discus their Fin can build…
NYPower 2019
Sep 30, 2019 • 56 min
Welcome to Episode 80 of The Rocketry Show! In this episode, CG and Daniel travel to upstate New York for NY Power 2019. We catch up with Dan Michael and Neil Brown, and we discus their backgrounds, and the launches of their Big …ahem… Friggin Rockets.…
Personal “Project Apollo” analogy stories, and Airbrushing followup
Aug 10, 2019 • 72 min
The team get together to talk rocket stories and some workshop talk with you on this episode. We talked about some of the entries seen at our club’s Apollo 11 tribute launch on July 20, 2019. One of which was a wonderful gold painted Saturn V by our club…
#78 NARCON 2019 Part Three.
Jul 24, 2019 • 71 min
Welcome to Episode 78 and the final installment of our NARCON 2019 coverage! Wes Oleszewski, Author “Growing Up With Spaceflight” We are joined by Wes Oleszewski who sits down to talk with us about Growing Up With Spaceflight, as well as some information…
#77 – NARCON 2019 Part Two
Jun 26, 2019 • 70 min
This is another “all star” episode! We’re joined by Tim Van Milligan from Apogee Rockets and Brian Houghton of Fins & Fire discuss an interesting collaboration project that gives your rocket the ability to paraglide its way home to you! Tim Van Milligan…
#76 NARCON 2019 Part One
May 20, 2019 • 80 min
The entire Rocketry Show team head to Cape Canaveral, Florida to cover NARCON 2019. CG, Daniel the Rocket n00b together for the first time! They witness a night time Falcon 9 launch, Gheem and Daniel (The n00b) meet face to face for the first time, and we…
#75 Workshop discussions!
Apr 21, 2019 • 78 min
CG, Gheem, and Daniel the Rocket n00b get together to visit with you, and talk rocket shop talk. CG has been busily editing through the TONS of audio we have from NARCON 2019, and it’s taken over the production time for the show. As a result, there is a…
#74 Ellis Langford and Bill Stine of Estes Industries
Feb 28, 2019 • 90 min
Ellis Langford and Bill Stine of Estes Industries joins us to talk about the current state of Estes Industries, and its future. Ellis Langford of Estes We had an enjoyable conversation that we think you all will like.
#73 Ken Patterson on Realistic Looking Modeling and Air Brushes! (Pt. Two)
Feb 10, 2019 • 92 min
This is part two of our episode on Airbrushes 101 with Ken Patterson. Ken is an award winning modeler of military aircraft of all kinds, and shares techniques that he has honed and perfected continuously since his childhood, and he helps The Rocket n00b…
#72 Ken Patterson on Realistic Looking Modeling and Air Brushes! (Pt. One)
Jan 25, 2019 • 74 min
Ken Patterson in studio Ken Patterson, a friend of CG joins us in studio to talk about airbrushes, primarily, but the discussion quickly blooms into topics we can all use…especially those of us looking to make our rockets look realistic. These topics…
[The Rocketry Show] #5.71: Steve Thatcher of SMTDesigns.Com
Dec 11, 2018 • 64 min
We are joined by Steve Thatcher of SMT Designs. Steve offers a great group of time saving products for rocketeers, and his electronics sleds, which offers quite a bit of configuration flexibility! One of Steve Thatcher’s AV bay designs. Enjoy! Some…
Season 5 premier! – Workshop discussions / Bama Blastoff initial report / Some information on the show.
Nov 18, 2018 • 75 min
Welcome to season 5 of the rocketry show! Joe Barnard’s Halloween Costume… Joe’s costume is based on the notorious Elon Musk smoking marijuana during a podcast incident… The crew of the rocketry show gather to talk a little about what is going on, and…
[The Rocketry Show] #3.33 (Recast): Astronaut, Colonel Rick Searfoss
Oct 27, 2018 • 77 min
We are happy to re-cast a wonderful conversation we had with former NASA Astronaut, Col. Rick Searfoss back in 2016. He joined us to talk about rockets, The Space Shuttle, and being an astronaut! Col. Rick Searfoss From his NASA Bio: PERSONAL DATA: Born…
[The Rocketry Show] # 4.67: Low and Mid Power fiberglass rockets and ‘Bama Blastoff.
Aug 25, 2018 • 70 min
We’re joined by Steve Skinner of Mach 1 Rocketry and Ronald Dunn of Birmingham Rocket Boys to talk about Mach 1 and their new line of fiberglass rockets, as well as the Bama Blastoff event happening at the Dee River Ranch in west of Aliceville, Alabama.…
[The Rocketry Show] # 4.66: NSL 2018 Part Two
Aug 10, 2018 • 84 min
Welcome to part two of our NSL 2018 episode! Gheem and his composite B motor from Quest. Gheem will take you on a journey through NSL 2018 using the magic of “soundscaping”. We worked hard to try to paint the images and experiences of NSL 2018 through the…
[The Rocketry Show] #4.65 – NSL 2018 Part One.
Jul 18, 2018 • 90 min
We start with some exciting hot off the presses news from the hobby rocketry scene, then we dive into part one of the NSL 2018 coverage. We talk to Gregory Young and MaryBeth Clune of the MARS rocket club. MARS was the hosting club for NSL in Geneseo, NY,…
[The Rocketry Show] #4.64 – Workshop Talk and General Catch Up
Jul 2, 2018 • 70 min
We’ve been busy producing single topic episodes, and working on items for the NSL 2018 program. The Rocketry Show team decided to take a moment and catch up with you all. Topics discussed: * NASA Student Launch results * The release of the TARC 2019…
[The Rocketry Show] # 4.63: Glues, Epoxy, and Fillers…OH MY!
Jun 5, 2018 • 87 min
Daniel, The Rocket n00b has just completed a series on the properties of some Glues, Epoxies, and Fillers through a series of experiments in an attempt to satisfy his curiosity. What weighs more? Hmmm… Which is the lightest? Which is the strongest? Which…
[The Rocketry Show] – Episode #4.61: LOC Precision
Apr 30, 2018 • 53 min
Episode 61: We talk to Dave Barber and Jason Turicik, the NEW owners of Loc Precision! Need we say more? :-) LOC 1 SERIES kits! CG talks about a neat podcast episode for you to listen to, and much more! Link to the RadioLab episode:…
[The Rocketry Show] – Episode #4.60: Gheem’s Gone Wild!
Apr 7, 2018 • 62 min
Welcome to Episode 60! We’ll catch you up on what we’ve been up to since the last episode, and we’ll delve into a question sent from one of our listeners. Also…Gheem Goes Wild! A funny moment between the Rocketry Show hosts that we will share with you.…