Amazing Rocket Ship walks independently for the very first time: baby steps

The boffins at the Rocket Ship Foundation have done it again – giving Amazing Rocket Ship a set of feet to make safe manoeuvres on extraterrestrial terrains. Watch this little video of Amazing Rocket Ship’s first baby steps.

[Also known as RS042 in the Complete Catalogue*: 95mmx45mm. Brass, tin and plastic clockwork.]

  • What is the Complete Catalogue? The master checklist of every Amazing Rocket Ship built by the Rocket Ship Foundation, the parent organisation. This checklist is kept in secure conditions, being the benchmark by which each Amazing Rocket Ship is verified for posterity.

Make your own Amazing Rocket Ship [planet optional]

The Rocket Ship Foundation is offering this ‘make-your-own kit’ to the general public in an effort to raise funds for its new program: sending Amazing Rocket Ship to Mars. You can purchase this wonderful kit for a pittance by contacting your local Amazing Rocket Ship representative.

Technical details: Plywood, wire and cotton thread. Approximate dimensions: 21cmx30cm. Model can be customised/painted to individual taste.

North Korea welcomes Amazing Rocket Ship’s diplomatic mission

In accordance with the guiding principle of the Rocket Ship Foundation – Making Space for Everyone – Amazing Rocket Ship has set off on a whirlwind diplomatic mission to the rogue state of North Korea. North Korean media depicted the event as shown below. The questions are: Is Amazing Rocket Ship pursuing an ethical response to the impending missile crisis? and Is Amazing Rocket Ship being just a wee bit too non-judgemental? Answers please.

ARS and North Korea

North Korea welcomes Amazing Rocket Ship

 

 

St Patrick’s Day 2017 celebrated by Amazing Rocket Ship

The Rocket Ship Foundation today reveals its contribution to the Irish Day of Fun and Music, honouring St Patrick’s day wherever you are – go dance a jig.

ARS for St Patrick's Day

St Patrick’s Day and Amazing Rocket Ship

Constructed from an empty can of Guinness [Brewed in Dublin]; felt and pins. Not catalogued.

See here for last year’s contribution

Amazing Rocket Ship in orbit around a light source

Exclusive photos from the Rocket Ship Foundation shows Amazing Rocket Ship in orbit around a light bulb [RS039 in the complete catalogue].

Dimensions: 17cm by 10cm (variable) – balsa; watercolour; copper wire; halogen bulb minus bulb; light fitting and cable.

Also see here for variation