Scale Model Projects

scalemodels Various scale model rocketry projects by Josh and Jess for NAR Scale and Sport Scale competition.  Top placement at NARAM in Team Division in 2005, 2008, and 2009.  For dimensioned data and photos of various prototypes, see our Scale Data page.

  • SA-5 Saturn I (1:59)
    These pages document our 1:59 scale SA-5 Saturn I model rocket project from its inception in 2003 through its 1st place flight at NARAM-50 in 2008.
  • X-20 Dyna-Soar/Titan I (1:59)
    The Titan I w/ Dyna-Soar model was the first true team project for the Meatball Rocketry Team in 2005. Dyna-Soar glider by Kevin Johnson, Titan I booster by Jess and Josh. First Place in Team Division at ECRM-32.
  • SA-5 Saturn I (1:165)
    Josh’s first ever completed Saturn I model. 1st Place in Peanut Sport Scale at both ECRM-30 (C Division) and NARAM-51 (Team Division).
  • Black Brant XII (1:17.5)
    First official entry by Josh in NAR Sport Scale. Model took 2nd place in C Division at RAMTEC-10 (2002) and 1st place in Team Division Giant Sport Scale at NARAM-47 (2005).
  • Iris (1:7.3)
    Jess’ first ever NAR Sport Scale entry, winning 3rd place in C Division at RAMTEC-10 (2002).
  • Aerobee 350
    Josh’s first attempts to model the Aerobee 350 in 1:22.5 and 1:13.44 scales. Due to scale data inconsistencies, these model were not completed beyond “boilerplate” versions. (1989-2001)

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