For a few days in 1971, the United Kingdom was one of the few nations at the time capable of sending a spacecraft into earth orbit. The Black Arrow rocket system they used was one of the smallest and cheapest ever developed, featuring a unique fuel combination of kerosene and peroxide oxidizer.

Black Arrow R3 takes off from Woomera, Australia

And then they promptly binned it.

Thankfully, you don’t have to be as shortsighted as the UK government with this reasonably accurate sub-100-part design. The build is largely experimental and as such there are a few liberties, but it is a functional model of the lipstick rocket. Fly a steep trajectory and try not to flip out.

GENERAL INFO

  • Created On: iOS
  • Game Version: 1.3.111.0
  • Price: $2,278k
  • Number of Parts: 95
  • Dimensions: 14 m x 12 m x 10 m

PERFORMANCE

  • Total Delta V: 6.4km/s
  • Total Thrust: 488kN
  • Engines: 15
  • Wet Mass: 17,774kg
  • Dry Mass: 4,719kg

STAGES

Stage Engines Delta V Thrust Burn Mass
1 8 1.8km/s 354kN 64s 17,774kg
2 4 4m/s 26kN 1s 5,039kg
4 2 3.5km/s 59kN 2.4m 4,561kg
6 1 1.1km/s 48kN 4s 195kg

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    WWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW

    6 hours ago
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    coool

    +1 3 days ago
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    Lipstick go brrr

    +1 3 days ago
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    Very amazing! I also made my own, but I'm not going to advertise it here, because manners.

    +1 4 days ago
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    1,272 casualology

    @Pigeony the cope is insane

    5 days ago
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    765 Pigeony

    @casualology colony dwelling ass, get back to me when you arent living off the greed of the rich

    +1 5 days ago
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    1,272 casualology

    @Pigeony absolutely WILD coming from a british person under a post about the black arrow

    5 days ago
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    765 Pigeony

    damn so many rockets and so little progress, just like that last one

    +1 5 days ago

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