Estes Pro Series II Star Orbiter Intermediate – 9716


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Pro Series II Builder Kit
45 inches tall! E16-6 and F15-8 engine powered!
ATTENTION: Requires PS II Launch Base (3552) with 1/4″ launch rod or Porta-Pad E Launch Pad (2238) and E Launch Controller (2230) or Pro Series II Launch Controller (2240) with 30′ of wire.

We continue to develop and grow the Pro Series II line! This time around we’re offering up a BT60 (1.64 in/42 mm) diameter body tube for your building enjoyment. Standing over 45 inches tall, the Star Orbiter comes with the quick release motor retention system just as the other Pro Series kits do. (9750 Pro Series II 29MM Retainer Set  is also sold separately). Construction of this kit is not difficult and the altitudes you will reach are very impressive! Building and finish work can easily be accomplished over a few days.

WHAT YOU NEED TO BUILD: Scissors, pencil, ruler, fine sandpaper, epoxy, carpenter’s glue, hobby knife, masking tape, clear tape, primer (white), paint (black, orange) and clear coat (optional). (Tools, construction and finishing supplies not included.)

WHAT YOU NEED TO LAUNCH (sold separately): Pro Series II Launch Base and Pro Series II Launch Controller, Estes model rocket engines, starters and Pro Series II Recovery Wadding. Six C 1.5V high quality alkaline batteries are also required for launch controller (not included).

Recommended Engines
E16-6, F15-8 w/ Engine Adapter (sold separately)- D12-3, E12-4

Projected Max Altitude
1800 ft. (549 m)

Recovery System
18 in. (45.7 cm) Parachute

45.2 in. (114.8 cm)

1.64 in. (42 mm)

Estimated Weight
5.9 oz. (167.3 g)

Estimated Assembly Time
2 Hours (painting and glue drying time not included)

Screw on Motor Retainer

Fin Materials
Laser cut wood

Decal Type

Launch System
Pro Series II Launch Pad and Pro Series II Launch Controller

Launch Rod Size

Age Recommendation
Estes Pro Series II rocket kits are recommended for boys and girls ages 18+ with adult supervision for those under 18, and rocketeers of all ages.

Additional information

Weight 12 oz
Dimensions 22 × 6 × 4 in