I chose the name "Apollo" from the fact that the type of bottles used in the rocket,
contained fizzy water of the brand Appolinaris. I shortened this to Apollo which also
has a mighty legacy in rocketry...
It is made from two identical spliced pairs of 1.5L bottles joined in a rigid foam fairing.
The recovery is done with my diips, with two parachute compartments. One made from a section
of a bottle, and one inside the paper-mache nosecone.
The rocket can be flown either full-bore (20mm), or with restricted gardena nozzles (15mm and