1/10 Scale Saturn 5 Model Rocket to Fly in Maryland on Saturday

One man’s quest to honor America’s Saturn V rocket – The story of the biggest scale model rocket ever built

On April 25, 2009, history will be made. At Higgs Farm in Price, Maryland, Steve Eves will enter the history books as the person who flew the largest model rocket in history. The rocket will weigh over 1,600 pounds, it will stand over 36 feet tall and it will be powered by a massive array of nine motors: eight 13,000ns N-Class motors and a 77,000ns P-Class motor. The estimated altitude of this single stage effort will be between 3,000 and 4,000 feet

Launch Count Down and Attendance Information

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Steve Eves Builds Saturn V Rocket Replica

An Extended interview with Rocket Man Steve Eves

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4 Responses to 1/10 Scale Saturn 5 Model Rocket to Fly in Maryland on Saturday

  1. Peter Keats says:

    Oh, I wish I could be there! Have a great day, and I hope to heck that I can get to see the videos!!!!

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  3. james bland says:

    The rocket is on the tower i just got home from there. i ran the crane that put it on the tower. and it is simply amazing probably the best moment of my short crane operating career.

  4. earl trewyn says:

    I hope to see the video!! I am a huge fan of the Saturn 5 am I seen this while looking to buy a replica model. I have recently been involved in a project developing a rocket that will surpass the lift capacity of the Saturn 5.

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