Pittsburgh Space Command

EST 1986

"Western Pennsylvania's Model Rocket Club"

2011 - National Champions

North American Rockwell Trophy

Newsletter of the Year Award

2006, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current Issues

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 186__________Jan-Feb 2016

Upscaling a Classic - Part 1 - John Brohm
Kopter Rockets Update
Kit Review - The Estes Quinstar - Chuck Garnes
Fin Flutter - David Carter
PSC Shop Talk - Igniter Lead Maintenance - John Brohm
PSC Build Session at Hobby Express - John Brohm
Spills and Thrills at PSC's First 2016 Launch - John Brohm
Don't be Stuck Up! - John Brohm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015
Newsletter of the Year

 

 

 

Issue 185__________Nov-Dec 2015

3D Printing - David Carter
PSC's Great Kit Build Off Rocket Science - John Brohm
2016 Annual Business Meeting Minutes
PSC Shop Talk - Altimeter Carrier - John Brohm
The PSC 473 Challenge

 

Issue 184__________Sep-Oct 2015

Kudos Korner - Rita Feveryear's Very Special L1
RD-180 Engines - Timm Barczy
PSC Shop Talk - Vacuum Forming Scale Parts - John Brohm
RAMTEC-18 Results
Carl McLawhorn Memorial Flyoff 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Issue 183__________Jul-Aug 2015

Winning Team Sport Scale at NARAM 57 - John Brohm
The B Division Problem - Michala Alexander
NARAM 57 Distilled - John Brohm
NARAM 57 Results
Predicted Altitude: Science or Luck? - Mark Halinaty
Images From NARAM 57 held in Tucson Arizona
Using the Telemetrum Flight Computer - David Carter
From the Alpha to the EZI-65 - Russell Cummins
Model Rockets at Vacation Bible Camp John Sarosi
PSC Shop Talk - Built Up Fins, Part II - John Brohm

 

Issue 182__________May-Jun 2015

Steel City Smoke Trail 15
Better Late Than Never - Part 2 - Rob Swider
Steel City Smoke Trail 15 - Day 1 - John Pace
Steel City Smoke Trail 15 - Day 2 - Steve Foster
Steel City Smoke Trail 15 - Standings
Crush Cones - Francis Graham
PSC Shop Talk - Built Up Fins - John Brohm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Issue 181__________Mar-Apr 2015

PSC Shop Talk - An Early Model Rocket - John Brohm
Altlas 5 Launch - John Pace
Better Late Than Never - Rob Swider
PSC's Build Sessions at Hobby Express - John Brohm
March Launch - John Pace

 

Issue 180__________Jan-Feb 2015

Who Says Old Projects Never Get Finished? - John Brohm
Hotsie-Totsie Nazi Flying Saucers - Francis Graham
2015 Annual Business Meeting - John Pace
PSC Shop Talk - The New Shop - Update - John Brohm
Kudos Korner - PSC Members NAR Records
Updated Launch Calendar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014
Newsletter of the Year

 

 

 

Issue 179__________Nov-Dec 2014

My Second World Space Modeling Championship Experience - Steve Foster
Congratulations - Maria and Rodney Schafer
A Powered Rocket Glider Plans - Steve Foster
The Final Fate of the Sacred Store - Art Nestor
PSC Shop Talk - The Devil is in the Details - John Brohm
Level 1 - Larry Orange
Be Prepared - John Pace
Carl McLawhorn Memorial Fly-Off 2 Results

 

Issue 178__________Sep-Oct 2014

NARAM 56 - Good Times in Colorado
The Flying I-Beam Kids win Giant Scale at NARAM 56 - John Brohm
Going Full Circle - Model Rocketry- John Pace
NARAM 56 Auction Report - Art Nestor
The Traveling Rocket Babes Peruse Pueblo - Debbie Halinaty
Scale Judging at NARAM 56 - John Brohm
The Short Life of The Spaceship Friede - Steve Foster
Rockets and Relaxation Picnic Photos
RAMTEC 17 Results

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 177__________Jul-Aug 2014

A Toast! To Art
Thanks Art! - John Brohm
The 'Art' Behind Collecting Model Rockets - John Pace
Praise for Art From Around the NAR
Under Construction - Russell Cummins
Steel City Smoke Trails - Results
A Work Of Art - Mike Hardobey
A Tough 'Art' To Follow - Steve Foster

 

Issue 176__________May-Jun 2014

Catching up with Joe Pscolka - Art Nestor
Semroc Update- John Brohm
PSC Shop Talk - Cutting Body Tubes - John Brohm
The Future of our Hobby - Part V - Mike Hardobey
Tales From a Relocated Rocketeer, Pleasant Chicago Winters and Rocket Summers - George Pike

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 175__________Mar-Apr 2014

Visiting Kennedy Space Center - Steve Foster
PSC Monthly Launch - John Pace
PSC Shop Talk - Building a Balsa Boat Tail - John Brohm The Future of Our Hobby - Part IV - Mike Hardobey
Cub Scout Presentation - John Pace

 

Issue 174__________Jan-Feb 2014

Jedi Master Russell Cummins' Estes STAR WARS Maxi-Brute X-Wing Fighter
2014 Annual Business Meeting - John Pace
The Mobius Camera - Art Nestor
PSC Shop Talk - Flying Set Altitude - John Brohm

 

 

 

2013
Newsletter of the Year

 

 

 

Issue 173__________Nov-Dec 2013

A Unique Piece of Model Rocket History - Steve Foster
John Schutz Glider - Vernon Estes
Tales of a Traveling Rocketeer, Moving On - George Pike
PSC Shop Talk, B Payload - John Brohm
Carl McLawhorn Memorial Flyoff Results
Hobby Express Build Session - John Brohm

 

Issue 172__________Sep-Oct 2013

Remembering Carl McLawhorn - John Brohm
NARAM 55 in Review - John Brohm
It Happens! - Mark Halinaty
Traveling Rocket Babes - Lori Brohm, Maria Lavrinc
NARAM 55 Photos
B Competitor NAR Grant - John Pace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 171__________Jul-Aug 2013

Judging Classic Model - Scott Alexander
Steel City Smoke Trail 13 Results
PSC Shop Talk - 'Safe' isn't always a matter of Science - John Brohm
The Fifth Grade Launch of 2013 - Sarah Alexander
PSC Shop Talk Extra - Building a Classic Model - John Brohm
Drones, Drones, Everywhere a Drone! - Art Nestor

 

Issue 170__________May-Jun 2013

Steel City Smoke Trail - 13 Issue
Aerial Cameras - Banned in Oregon? - Art Nestor
The Frugal Rocketeer: High Power at Low Cost - George Pike
PSC Shop Talk - Fin Finesse - John Brohm
NARAM-55 Contest Events - Part 4 - Steve Foster
Single Line Launch Control System - John Brohm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 169__________Mar-Apr 2013

Postcards from the 2012 Internats - Rod Schafer
Tales of a Traveling Rocketeer: The Black Rock Desert - George Pike
NARAM-55 The Contest Events - Part 3 - Steve Foster
Three Models of Interstellar Spacecraft - Francis G. Graham
Presenting at Kiwanis - Sarah Alexander
Hobby Express February Build Session - John Brohm
Update on The Last Redstone - Sam Gordon
PSC Shop Talk - Shop Talk Tech Tips #1 - An Altimeter Kit - John Brohm

 

Issue 168__________Jan-Feb 2013

The Kopter Rocket Story: A Visit with Walter Senoski - Art Nestor
Tales of a Traveling Rocketeer: Red Glare - George Pike
NARAM-55 The Contest Events - Part 2 - Steve Foster
2013 Annual Business Meeting - John Pace
PSC Shop Talk - Old 54 A Level 1 Rocket: Part III Adding an Altimeter Bay - John Brohm
Impressions of the Space Shuttle Endeavour - Mort Binstock

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012
Newsletter of the Year

 

 

 

Issue 167__________Nov-Dec 2012

The Flying I-Beam Kids' Sport Scale Win at NARAM 54 - John Brohm
NARAM 55: The Field - John Pace
Liberty Regional Meet Champions
NARAM-55 The Contest Events - Part 1 - Steve Foster
PSC at the MTMA Regional - John Brohm

 

Issue 166__________Sep-Oct 2012

NARAM 54 in B Division - Michala Alexander
NARAM 54 - PSC Acheivements
NARAM-54 The 'Kids' had a great time! - Steve Foster
The Traveling Rocket Babes - Our Visit to NARAM 54, Muskegon, MI - Lori Brohm & Debbie Halinaty
PSC Level 1 Certifications at NARAM 54 - John Brohm
North American Rockwell Trophy Winners
NARAM 54 Not just for Contest Flyers - R. Scott Alexander
NARAM-55 - John Pace
PSC Shop Talk - Old 54 - A Level 1 Rocket: Part II - John Brohm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 165__________Jul-Aug 2012

Steel City Smoke Trail 12 - John Pace
Steel City Smoke Trail 12 - Meet Champions
PSC Shop Talk - Crafting a Gemini Capsule - Part II - John Brohm
Steel City Smoke Trail 12 - Standings

 

Issue 164__________May-Jun 2012

The Coolest Rocketry Tool (not) in your Range Box - Art Nestor
NAR needs MOMS! - Scott Alexander
Old 54 A Level 1 Rocket - Part I - John Brohm
New Estes Products - John Brohm
PSC Membership Efforts - John Pace
Reach for the Sky 24 - Weekend Competition & Sport Launch - John Pace
Reach for the Sky 24 - Standings
Tales of a Traveling Rocketeer: Dragon's Fire - George Pike
A Special Donation from a Fellow Rocketeer - John Pace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 163__________Mar-Apr 2012

Welcome to the Wonderful Weber Farm Launch Site - John Pace
Weber Farm Launch Site from the Air
Pittsburgh Space Command 2012 Business Meeting - John Pace
The Future of our Hobby Part III - Retention - Scott Alexander
Scenes from the Weber Farm Inaugural Launch

 

Issue 162__________Jan-Feb 2012

Turkey Shoot
2011/2012 Annual Business Meeting - John Pace
PSC Turkey Shoot Meet Champions
Crafting a Gemini Capsule - Part I - John Brohm
PSC Turkey Shoot Standings
The Future of our Hobby Part II - Recruiting - Scott Alexander
Never Too Late to Begin - Mort Binstock

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2011
Newsletter of the Year

 

 

 

Issue 161__________Nov-Dec 2011

Build the NASA Space Launch System - Joe Peckliz
The Future of our Hobby - Scott Alexander
PSC Receives a Warm Welcome at Dragon's Fire 62 - John Pace
Going for Level 1: The Road to High Power Rocketry - George Pike
Data Mining and Digitizing - Art Nestor
PSC September Launch 'I' In the Sky Event Results - John Pace
Micro Maxx Made Easy - Scott Alexander
Mort's Column: St Louis Arch Update - Mort Binstock

 

Issue 160__________Sep-Oct 2011

PSC WINS BIG AT NARAM 53!
National Championship Section
North American Rockwell Trophy - Newsletter of the Year
An Abbreviated NARAM - John Pace
Thinking Outside the Tube - Scott Alexander
The Roar Will be Heard no More - Sam Gordon
Field Of My Rocket Dreams - Mark Halinaty
A Heart Felt Thank You to the Semroc Team - John Pace
PSC Shop Talk - The 'Other' Fillets - John Brohm
August R&R - Sport Launch - John Pace
The Thrill of the Next Flight - Mike Hardobey
The Last Redstone - Sam Gordon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 159__________Jul-Aug 2011

25th Anniversary Launch - May 22, 2011
The Origins of Estes Model Rocketry - The Orange Bullet - John Brohm
Steel City Smoke Trail 11 - Meet Champions
Steel City Smoke Trail 11 - Standings
Lock Haven Catholic School 8th Annual Rocketry Program - Scott Alexander
The Northwest Extreme Rocket Show - Art Nestor
Finding Thermals - Mort Binstock

 

Issue 158__________May-Jun 2011

PSC...To Infinity and Beyond
Producing the PSC Infinity - John Brohm
PSC Infinity - Mike Hardobey
PSC Infinity Pre Orders - John Brohm
Reach For The Sky Meet Champions
Reflections - Vernon Estes
25 Years in the Making - Mark Cassata
PSC's 25th - Mort Binstock
Joining Pittsburgh Space Command - Drew Gray
What is the Rarest Issue of Team Pittsburgh? - Art Nestor
25th Anniversary Founder's Message - Art Nestor
PSC at the 'Spaced Out' Weekend 2011 - John Brohm
The Remarkable Life Of Hermann Ganswindt - Francis Graham
The Rocketry Experience I Will Never Forget - Russell Cummins
Electric Vertical Flying Object Update - Mort Binstock
Words from the Wife of a Rocketeer - Karen Cummins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 157__________Mar-Apr 2011

Forbidden Rocketry! - Art Nestor
Fiberglass Body Tube Construction - John Pace
PSC Shop Talk - TMRK Pegasus - A Builder's Kit Part 9 - John Brohm
Power Sanding Fins - Dremel Multi Tool - Mort Binstock

 

Issue 156__________Jan-Feb 2011

A Learning Experience as a Member of the 2010 U.S. Spacemodeling Team - Rod Schafer
25th Anniversary Kit Design Contest Winners
PSC 25th Anniversary Kit Design Competition - John Brohm
Ye New Old Rocket Shoppe - Mike Hardobey
25th Anniversary Kit Design Winner Runner Up - Scott Schultz
PSC Shop Talk - TMRK Pegasus - A Builder's Kit Part 8 - John Brohm
'I' in the Sky - 2011 Fun Fly Announcements

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010

 

 

 

Issue 155__________Nov-Dec 2010

The Alexander Family RAMTEC Report - Scott Alexander
Campaganza 2010 - John Pace
Our 25th Anniversary Patch - Mike Hardobey
25th Anniversary Model Rocket Design Competition - John Brohm
PSC Shop Talk - TMRK Peagasus - A Builder's Kit Part 7 - John Brohm
My Level 1 Certification at NARAM 52 - John Pace
My Level 2 Certification at Tripoli Pittsburgh - Art Nestor
The Estes Saturn Five - Russell Cummins

 

Issue 154__________Sep-Oct 2010

A Family NARAM - Mike Hardobey
PSC Shows Its 'Steel City' Mettle at NARAM 52 - John Pace
NARAM 52 - What a Trip! - Mark Cassata
PSC Shop Talk - TMRK Pegasus - A Builder's Kit Part 6 - John Brohm
Area Attractions at NARAM 52 - John Pace
PSC R&R Picnic - John Pace
Business Meeting Recap - John Pace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 153__________Jul-Aug 2010

An Electric Powered Rocket - Mort Binstock
Puff the Magic Dragon - Sam Gordon
How to Design a Parachute - Isabelo (Joe) Sibolboro, Jr.
Jerome Apt, Jr. - Obituary
PSC Shop Talk - TMRK Pegasus - A Builders Kit Part 5 - John Brohm
SCST-10 Meet Champions
SCST-10 Standings

 

Issue 152__________May-Jun 2010

PSC Tribute to Mort Binstock
Mort Memories - John Brohm
I Fondly remember My First Launch With PSC - Mark Cassata
A Class Act - Drew Gray
Mort Binstock: A Step Ahead of the Crowd - Steve Foster PSC #2 - Art Nestor
A Freind of Mine - Mike Hardobey
The Man Who Flies the Planes - Barry Majerski
Magical Moments with Mort - John Pace
Mort the Mentor - John Pace
From Rich Freed - Rich Freed
Reach For the Sky - Meet Champions and Standings
PSC Shop Talk - TMRK Pegasus - A Builder's Kit Part 4 - John Brohm
PSC Attends 'Spaced Out Weekend 2010' at the Carnegie Science Center - John Pace
Henry E. Roberts - Died April 1, 2010
The Trials and Tribulations of Mentoring a TARC Team - John Pace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 151__________Mar-Apr 2010

In Memoriam Henry Schafer
Annual Business Meeting - John Pace
PSC Shop Talk - TMRK Pegasus - A Builder's Kit Part 3 - John Brohm
Magnum Hornet Fun Fly - John Brohm
Vintage Model Rockets - John Pace
Aerobee 150A Construction - Mark Cassata

 

Issue 150__________Jan-Feb 2010

Parting Shots From 2009
We Always Love the Ones We Lose - Michala Alexander
The Texas Dremel Massacre - Mark Cassata
NARAM 52 ? - Barry Majerski
4xA Cluster Altitude Plans
PSC Shop Talk - A Builder's Kit Part 1 and Part 2 - John Brohm
A Look Back on 2009 - John Pace
2009 Flight Card Results - John Pace
My Favorite Time at NARAM - John Pace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2009

 

 

 

Issue 149__________Nov-Dec 2009

A Visit With Irv Wait - Art Nestor
PSC473.org - New Website Activated - Mike Hardobey
NARAM-51: From the Contest Director's Perspective - Steve Foster
From Apprentice to Master: Building the Aerobee 150A - Mark Cassata
PSC Shop Talk - Repairing the After Effects of After Burn - John Brohm
Are you Smarter Than a Fifthe Grader? - Scott Alexander
Monster Mark Madness Results
By the way: How did we do at RAMTEC 15? - Steve Foster

 

Issue 148__________Sep-Oct 2009

Contest Rocketry - The Rookie Year - Michele Alexander
The NARAM 51 Auction - Art Nestor
NARAM 51 Families, Friends, and Memories - Mark Casatta
'Hot Rod' Schafer Makes the Internats Team!
Team Hardobey - Mike Hardobey
On the NARAM 51 Sport Range - Art Nestor
PSC Shop Talk - Rocket Rhinoplasty - John Brohm
PSC's New Launch Equipment Trailer NARAM 51 Awards - Won by PSC Members
What I Learned at NARAM-51 - John Pace

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 147__________August 2009

NARAM 51 SPECIAL EDITION

WELCOME TO NARAM 51!
My Rocket Workshop - John Brohm
G. Harry Stine's Experiments with Electric Rockets - Prof. Francis G. Graham
Team Pittsburgh - April Fool's Cover
The 7th Annual October Sky Festival - Art Nestor
Reject Patch Designs!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 146__________Jul-Aug 2009

Fly It/Take It Building Session - John Pace
Reach For The Sky XXI - Results
SCST-9 Results
The Astrocam Turns 30! - Art Nestor
John Brohm Visits the National Air & Space Museum - John Brohm

 

Issue 145__________May-Jun 2009

PSC at the 'Spaced Out' Weekend 2009 - John Brohm
AREA 51 EAST - UFO Sighting! - H.G. Wells
NARAM-51 Planning Session
Report from Beyond Strange - Francis Graham
PSC Shop Talk - Initiator Build - John Brohm PSC's Monster Mark Madness Fun Fly - Announcement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 144__________Mar-Apr 2009

Build the Viking 1 - Mark Halinaty
Pittsburgh Space Command Annual Business Meeting - John Pace
NARAM-51 February Meeting Minutes
PSC Shop Talk - Rail Buttons - John Brohm
Paint Emergency!!! - Steve Foster

 

Issue 143__________Jan-Feb 2009

John Pace Becomes PSC's 5th PREZ
A Message From Your New Prez - John Pace
Proposed Night Launch Rules for NARAM 51
NARAM-51 Area 51 East - Somewhere In Western Pennsylvania - Steve Foster N51 CD
Rockets Beyond Strange - The Quest for a Totally Reversible Rocket - Francis Graham
Candle Display Rocket Plans
Dribs and Drabs - John Pace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2008

 

 

 

Issue 142__________Nov-Dec 2008

PSC To Host NARAM At Area 51 East
NARAM-51 Minutes of the September 13 Planning Meeting - Steve Foster
Rockets Beyond Strange - Screws That Go Up - Francis Graham
Three Tiered UFO Review - Mark Cassata and Chrysta Schomer
A Rocket Story - Sam Gordon
TOP SECRET - Evolution of the N51 Patch - Art Nestor

 

Issue 141__________Sep-Oct 2008

NARAM Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary - John Pace
PSC's NARAM 50 Awards
2008 Old Rocketeers Reunion
Highlights From Our Trip to NARAM 50 - Art Nestor
PSC Shop Talk - Pad 6 - Away! - John Brohm
Rockets And Relaxation 14
2008 Frequent Flyer Standings
Divin' Ivan Contest Results

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 140__________Jul-Aug 2008

Steel City Smoke Trail 8
Mort's Column - FlyCam One - Mort Binstock
Scenes From Reach For The Sky XX
PSC Shop Talk - Positive Motor Retention Part IV - John Brohm
Reach For The Sky XX Results
SCST-8 Results
Interstate Launch Facility 2008 Launch Schedule - Sam Gordon

 

Issue 139__________May-Jun 2008

Astronomy Weekend at the Carnegie Science Center - John Brohm
Mort's Column - Monocopters Revisited - Mort Binstock
PSC Shop Talk - Finishing Fins - John Brohm
PSC Shop Talk Index of Articles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 138__________Mar-Apr 2008

Pittsburgh Space Command Annual Business Meeting - John Pace
Mort's Column - Hobby Knives - Mort Binstock
PSC Shop Talk - Laminated Fins - John Brohm
The 2008 PSC BIG RAFFLE
Rare Items Found on EBAY - Art Nestor
PSC's Divin' Ivan Fun Fly
April Fool's - Reverse Cover

 

Issue 137__________Jan-Feb 2008

PSC's New Sport Launch System - John Brohm
Mort's Column - Decals and the Dremel 400 XPR - Mort Binstock
PSC Shop Talk - Positive Motor Retention Part III - John Brohm
Booster Vision ! - Art Nestor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007

 

 

 

Issue 136__________Nov-Dec 2007

Three Rivers Section: A Tale Of Three Rocket Clubs - Art Nestor
Rocket Club Patches
PSC Shop Talk - Painting Nose Tips - John Brohm Mort's Column - Centuri Hummingbird Glider and 2.4 GHz R/C - Mort Binstock
Kecksburg PA UFO Plans - Joe Peklicz

 

Issue 135__________Sep-Oct 2007

NARAM 49 - Delton, Michigan
NARAM-49: A Quality Effort From PSC Members - Steve Foster
PSC's NARAM 49 Awards
My Trip to NARAM 49 - Art Nestor
Tales of a Traveling Rocketeering Family - George Pike
PSC Donates new Rockwell Trophy 'Annex' Box at NARAM 49 - Art Nestor
The 13th Annual Rockets and Relaxation Picnic Art Nestor
PSC Shop Talk - Positive Motor Retention Part II - John Brohm
Mort's Column - Centuri Hummingbird and Space Plane - Mort Binstock
My Visit to the Offices of Launch Magazine - John Brohm
Launch Control System Improvements Updates - John Brohm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 134__________Jul-Aug 2007

PSC Spotlight On: Dr. Jay Apt, Pittsburgh's Astronaut
Dr. Jay Apt - Astronaut and Founder of Steel City Section - Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center Website
The Buhl Panetarium's Effect on Science Careers and Organizations - Francis Graham
PSC Shop Talk - Finding the Launch lug Line - John Brohm
Reach For The Sky XIX Results
SCST-7 Results

 

Issue 133__________May-Jun 2007

Steel City Section #157
The Story of the Steel City Section - Elaine Sadowski
Unlucky PittCon 13 - Kevin Barkes
SCS Alumni - Jay Apt
SCS Alumni - Richard Fox
Steel City Section Reference Materials - Art Nestor
Mort's Column - Name on Rocket, Hummingbird, Astron Space Plane - Mort Binstock
Tales of a Traveling Rocketeer - Tri-City Skybusters - George Pike

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 132__________Mar-Apr 2007

Flip Cover April Fools Issue
The Interstate Rocket Launch Facility
The Closest Thing to the Real Thing - Sam Gordon
A PSC Shop Talk Special - A Modern Cineroc Part II - John Brohm
Mort's Column - Estes Birdie - Mort Binstock
Rocket Beyond Strange - The Muses Series Of Strange Rockets - Francis Graham

 

Issue 131__________Jan-Feb 2007

A PSC Shop Talk Special - A Modern Cineroc Part I - John Brohm
Mort's Column - Gorilla Glue, Flameproof Storage, Dremel EZ Lock - Mort Binstock
Writing for Model Rocket News - John Brohm
An E-mail from Drew Gray - Drew Gray
Flying the Estes Oracle - Art Nestor
Member Profile: Joe Peklicz - Mort Binstock

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2006
Newsletter of the Year

 

 

 

Issue 130__________Nov-Dec 2006

Rockets Beyond Strange - G. Harry Stine's Experiments with Electric Rockets - Francis Graham
Mort's Column - Gorilla Glue, Vinyl Lettering, Oreo Cookie Powered Rocket - Mort Binstock
SCST-6 Results
Tales of a Traveling Rocketeer - Three Oaks, Michigan - George Pike
New Faces
The Cuttin' Krews

 

Issue 129__________Sep-Oct 2006

NARAM 48 National Champions
Newsletter of the Year
Flying I-Beams National Team Championship The Quest for a National Title - The Flying I-Beam Kids - Steve Foster and Rod Schafer T-473
Mort's Column - Kudos, Aplanocopter, Altimeters, Safety - Mort Binstock
Team Pittsburgh: Best Section Newsletter - Art Nestor
PSC Shop Talk Finding Fin Lines - John Brohm
Fun Fly Contest Results

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 128__________Jul-Aug 2006

PSC 20th Anniversary Celebration
Reach for the Sky XVIII Results
Mort's Column - Solicitation, Kudos, Looking Back 20 Years - Mort Binstock
Model Rocketry: History of a Hobby - Spencer Koehring

 

Issue 127__________May-Jun 2006

PSC 20th Anniversary Special Edition
Mort's Column - Kudos, Aplanocopter, What Might Have Been - Mort Binstock
PSC at Astronomy Weekend 2006 - John Brohm
PSC Astro Fun Fly '06
PSC Photo Album
My BAR Story - Steve Foster
A Slightly Different Launch Site - Barry Majerski
How I Joined PSC - John Brohm
My Early Days - Art Nestor
What If? - Rod Schafer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 126__________Mar-Apr 2006

20th Anniversary Patch and Decal Designs
Treasurer's Report - Mike Hardobey
PSC Shop Talk - A Round Transition - John Brohm
Mort's Column - Kudos, Glue Gun, Cold Soldering Iron, Spiral Cut Bit - Mort Binstock
The Gloria Mundi Rocket Mail Stamp - Francis Graham

 

Issue 125__________Jan-Feb 2006

From Lake Orcus to Black Rock - Francis Graham
A Cheap Rocket Locator - Joe Peklicz
In Memoriam - William (Bill) Sarosi - Mort Binstock
PSC Shop Talk - Filling Body Tube Seams - John Brohm
Mort's Column - Kudos, Safety, Aplanocopter Kit - Mort Binstock

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2005

 

 

 

Issue 124__________Nov-Dec 2005

The 7th Annual October Sky Festival, Coalwood, WV - Art Nestor
SCST-5 Results
PSC Shop Talk - Finding Centers - John Brohm
Mort's Column - Kudos, Sky Dart Update, Glue Gun Revisited - Mort Binstock

 

Issue 123__________Sep-Oct 2005

Flying I-Beam Kids Win Big at NARAM 47
NARAM 47 - Rod Schafer and Steve Foster
Rockets an Relaxation 11
PSC Shop Talk PMR Centering Tool - John Brohm
We Took a Hot Air Balloon Ride! - Art Nestor
Rockets Beyond Strange - Rocket Cyclogyros - Francis Graham

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 122__________Jul-Aug 2005

My Rocket Workshop - John Brohm
Mort's Column - Estes Skydart RC Conversion - Mort Binstock
Rocket into Spring 9 Results
Reach for the Sky XVII Results
Local Team America Rocketry Challengers

 

Issue 121__________May-Jun 2005

PSC at Astronomy Day Weekend 2005 - John Brohm
Mort's Column - Cuticle Scissors, Inkjet Printers, Blade Runner Helicopter - Mort Binstock
PSC Shop Talk - Squaring Centering Rings - John Brohm
A Visit to the National Air and Space Museum Archives - Steve Foster
Is Model rocket Memorabilia the Latest Hot Collectible? - Art Nestor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 120__________Mar-Apr 2005

Rockets Beyond Strange - A Perfectly Logical Method for Designing Rockets Like Crazy!! - Francis Graham
Mort's Column - Centering Rings, Paint Alternatives, Hobbico Cutter/stripper - Mort Binstock
PSC Shop Talk - Reinforced Motor Mount - John Brohm

 

Issue 119__________Jan-Feb 2005

PSC Shop Talk - Making Centering Rings - John Brohm
Mort's Column - Bamboo Skewers, Sanding Block, Elevator Hinges - Mort Binstock

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2004

 

 

 

Issue 118__________Nov-Dec 2004

Steel City Smoke Trail 4
Mort's Column - Kopter's 'JeT-i-Son' Glider - Mort Binstock
SCST-4 Results
PSC Shop Talk - Epoxy Fillets - John Brohm

 

Issue 117__________Sep-Oct 2004

NARAM 46 Report of the Flying I-Beam Kids - Steve Foster
The 2004 Rockets and Relaxation Picnic
A Good Day at LDRS 23 - George Pike
The Baby Bertha Blastoff Contest
Mort's Column - Insta-Flex, Kopter's 'JeT-i-Son' Glider - Mort Binstock

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 116__________Jul-Aug 2004

May Madness Standings
Mort's Column - Golden Girl Glider, Safety Warning, Dremel Tools - Mort Binstock
PSC Shop Talk - Making Parachutes - John Brohm
ROTC Project Phoenix - John Brohm

 

Issue 115__________May-Jun 2004

Christine Rial Attains Level 3 Certification - Art Nestor
Astronomy Day at the Carnegie Center - John Brohm
Sci Tech Festival
Mort's Column - Pole Hook, R/C Boost Glider, Smaller R/C - Mort Binstock
Reach For The Sky XVI Results
New Stuff - Mike Hardobey
Nose Cone Recovery System Anchor - John Brohm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 114__________Mar-Apr 2004

My Life in Rocketry - John Pace
Rockets Beyond Strange - Rockets the Consume Themselves - Francis Graham
PSC New Members
Schafer Cup Standings

 

Issue 113__________Jan-Feb 2004

Steve Foster Becomes PSC's 4th President
Treasurer's Report - Steve Foster
Mort's Column - Insulating Wire Splices, Glue Sticks, Battery Types Explained - Mort Binstock
A Golden Flight - Steve Foster
PSC Slogan Contest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2003

 

 

 

Issue 112__________Dec 2003

Happy Holidays
Rockets Beyond Strange - Part 3: Rocket-Powered Magnus Effect Lifting Bodies - Francis Graham

Alpha Mania Contest Results Restated
PSC Slogan Contest

 

Issue 111__________Nov 2003

NARAM 45 Special Edition
My Team Competition - John Pace
NARAM 45 - A Pittsburgh Perspective - John Pace
Just Plain Lucky - Al Garcia
The Little Orange Dot in the Sky - Mike Hardobey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 110__________Sep-Oct 2003

Pilgrimage to Norfolk - Art Nestor
PSC at the 2003 National Sport Launch - John Brohm
Mort's Column - Newletter Editor Change, Spray can Handle, New Tool - Mort Binstock
SCST-3 Tips and A Tidbit - Steve Foster
Alpha Mania a Success! - Steve Foster
PSC Shop Talk - Making Parachutes - John Brohm
ROTC Project Phoenix - John Brohm

 

Issue 109__________Jul-Aug 2003

Look for a Big Change in Team Pittsburgh #110 - Richard Freed
Rockets Beyond Strange - Part 2: Of Dictionaries and Caudipetors - Francis Graham

May Launch Summary - Steve Foster
Reach for the Sky XV Results
Team America Rocket Challenge - Steve Foster

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 108__________May-Jun 2003

NASA Launches Delta to Assist Military - Richard Freed
Mort's Column - Smaller Radio Control, Radio Shack Plug/Jack Update, Ignitors, Tools and Gadgets - Mort Binstock
Boosted Dart Siren Rocket - Joe Peklicz
2003 SciTech Festival Report - Rod Schafer
Alphamania - Steve Foster

 

Issue 107__________Mar-Apr 2003

Columbia Remembered - Richard Freed
Mort's Column - Francis Graham Co-Column - Mort Binstock
Rockets Beyond Strange - The Story of Aplanocopters - Francis Graham
Tidbits and Tips - Wind Resistance, NASA Photos, Gluing - Steve Foster

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 106__________Jan-Feb 2003

PSC in 2003! - Richard Freed
Mort's Column - Francis Graham's Alka Seltzer Rocket Release - Mort Binstock
Tidbits and Tips - NAR Modelin Space, Painting Question - Steve Foster
Psuedo SCUD - Joe Peklicz

 

 

 

 

 

 

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