Astron Constellation

Kit# K-35

Yellow Double Oval Hang Tag

Damon Era


Images by Gerry Fortin

Designer: Unknown

Production Years: 1971-1974

Retail Pricing Range: $2.00

Rarity: Very Difficult

Description: Vertical image: Damon Era Astron Constellation with yellow double oval hang tag is believed to be produced from 1971 through 1974. Afterwards, the blue skill level kits (#1235) were released in or about 1974 or 1975 time frame. The facecard is typical double panel art card with black borders. The upper facecard panel has a red background with an overlaid Constellation rocket image and $2.00 pricing in black oval. The lower panel presents kit number, technical information and recommended engines.

Estes marketed the Astron Constellation as a sleek high performance single stage rocket with visible payload bay.

The kit features a main body tube, balsa nose cone, balsa block, clear payload section, one sheet of balsa fin stock, 12" parachute, engine mount, launch lug, and instructions.

Additional information can be found at the following links;

JimZ Kit Plan Link: Estes K35

Essense Model Rocket Reviews: Semroc Constellation Clone Kit Review  

Specifications: Length (16.2 in), Weight (1.0 oz), Body and Payload Diameters (0.976 in)

Recommended 18 mm Engines: 1/2A6-2, A8-3, A5-4, B6-4, C6-5


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