Since 2002, Meatball Rocketry has been known as an informational scale model rocketry resource, showcasing scale data, articles, and award-winning model projects.

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  • Shapeways Printing Service No Longer Available   2024-07-06  
    As of July 2, 2024, printing service has ceased operations. So until further notice, our Meatball Rocketry scale model parts will no longer be available. We are looking into other printing services and other possible solutions. We’re very sorry for the inconvenience. For information about Shapeways closing: See also this ongoing thread from Shapeways ...
  • Guest Article: John Brohm’s Black Brant VIII   2021-08-01  
    We’re pleased to host another of John Brohm’s build articles.  Check out the Black Brant VIII he flew at NARAM-62 to first place in Team Division (2021).  PDF article link at the following page: John Brohm’s Black Brant VIII Project
  • Guest Article: John Brohm’s Javelin Project   2019-11-10  
    Check out John Brohm’s award-winning Argo D-4 Javelin model project. John shares lots of useful scale rocketry techniques in a series of four PDF articles.
  • Spectacular Failures of Unmanned Rockets   2016-06-13  
    I put this together for a 4-H rocket day camp in 2013–the kids really enjoyed it. Video clips from various YouTube sources, The Right Stuff, and Spacecraft Films DVD, Liftoff: Success and Failure on the Launch Pad (highly recommended). Audio track: Wagner’s The Ride of the Valkyries, performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Minor Site Update   2015-03-15  
    We now have an e-commerce plugin handling the layout of our 3D-printed part links, etc.  This should make it somewhat easier for our customers to browse products that are available in multiple configurations while remaining on this site.  Links will take you to the corresponding product listing on An added benefit of having the e-commerce ...

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