Estes Star Hopper Flying Model Rocket Kit

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Skill Level E2X
Based on rumored 1950s secret project to counter the “flying saucer threat.” The Estes Star Hopper is a no-glue, no-paint beginner level model rocket kit that you can build and launch up to 400 feet in the same day. Features detail-molded plastic parts, atomic-age styling, and a 18-inch streamer for recovery.

Skill Level E2X (Easy to Assemble):  No paint or special tools needed. E2X model rocket kits contain parts that are pre-colored, easy to assemble, plastic fins or fin units and plastic nose cones. Glue the parts together as instructed, apply the self-stick decals and attach the recovery system.


  • Length: 7.40"
  • Diameter: 0.740"
  • Weight: 0.73 oz
  • Recovery: 18" Streamer
  • Nose: Plastic
  • Fins: Plastic
  • Decals: Self-stick
  • Engines: 1/2A3-4T (first flight), A3-4T, A10-3T (400 ft)

Includes:  1 - model rocket kit and instructions.

Note:  This model rocket kit requires assembly. Engines and a launch system with a 1/8" launch rod are not included. Estes model rocketry is recommended for ages 10 and up with adult supervision for those under 12.

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