Astron Starlight

Kit# K-32

Yellow Hang Tag

Pre Damon Era


Images by Gerry Fortin

Designer: Bill See

Production Years: 1968-1969

Retail Pricing Range: $2.35

Rarity: Very Rare

Description: Horizontal image: the white background facecard is part of the instruction sheet. A grey image of the Starlight rocket is illustrated over white background on the facecard. All lettering is in black presenting kit number, pricing "Only $2.35", Estes tradmark in black oval and recommended engines.

The Starlight design was clearly futuristic and marketed as a sport and demonstation flying rocket. The large fin area provided for exceptional stability even during windy conditions.

The kit features a one body tubes, a balsa nose cone, four sheets of balsa fin stock, two tail rings, 18" parachute, engine mount, launch lug, and instructions.


Additional information can be found at the following links;

JimZ Kit Plan Link: Estes K32

Essense Model Rocket Reviews: US Rocket Upscale of K32 Starlight

Specifications: Length (18.0 in), Weight (2.0 oz), Diameter (0.976 in)

Recommended 18 mm Engines: 1/2A6-2, A8-3, B6-4, C6-5


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