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Offline Bryanpoprobson

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Budding Rocket Scientist
« on: September 17, 2017, 06:07:05 AM »
My Four year old Grandson Finley got fed up waiting for Granddad to make his LEGO Saturn V so he made his own.

OK the top may not be aerodynamic but a pretty good effort for a 4 year old.

So that encouraged me to get the main job done (the box says age 14) I had to show him sections once and then he did the build himself. Really impressed.

Day 1:- 3 hrs work



Day 2:


Final Day:- Finley said he was all pictured out so his little sister had to get in on the act.

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Offline bknight

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Re: Budding Rocket Scientist
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2017, 08:38:09 AM »
Way to be a granddad. :)
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Offline DD Brock

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Re: Budding Rocket Scientist
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2018, 02:50:50 PM »
Late to the party, but that is awesome. The boy is a problem solver, that's good stuff!

 I'm very jealous of the Lego Saturn V, too.

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Re: Budding Rocket Scientist
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2018, 02:59:41 PM »
Cool, but I think the Payload Faring is going to run into difficulties at Max Q
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Offline Bryanpoprobson

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Re: Budding Rocket Scientist
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2018, 05:49:45 PM »
Cool, but I think the Payload Faring is going to run into difficulties at Max Q

He did that with no reference, looks a bit like the Jaxa rocket.
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Re: Budding Rocket Scientist
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2018, 11:12:58 AM »
The 8-year-old daughter of a family friend, having watched "Astronaut: Do You Have What It Takes?" on BBC last year, is now doggedly determined that she will be an astronaut....

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05bf1jt

For those who haven't seen it, amuse yourselves by looking over the candidates, and playing 'guess the winner' or 'guess the top three' .....

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/profiles/17FR5jcnBbvt74tKzl0Ddkw/candidates