Estes Extreme 12 Rocket Kit Skill Level 3
Estes Extreme 12 Rocket Kit Skill Level 3
Estes Extreme 12 Rocket Kit Skill Level 3

Estes Extreme 12 Rocket Kit Skill Level 3


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The Little Joe booster was the first rocket designed solely for manned spacecraft qualifications and to measure critical parameters at higher altitudes. The Estes 1/34th scale Little Joe stands almost 18 inches tall and launches to 400 feet on a C6-5 engine. Other features include a plastic Mercury capsule and engine nozzles, precision laser cut balsa and printed card-stock fins, high quality waterslide decals and a colorful 15 inch parachute for “safe reentry.”

WHAT YOU NEED TO BUILD: Scissors, pencil, ruler, fine sandpaper, carpenter’s glue, plastic cement, sanding block, hobby knife, masking tape, primer (white), paint (bright orange, dark gray, red, silver) and clear coat (optional). (Tools, construction and finishing supplies not included.)

WHAT YOU NEED TO LAUNCH (sold separately): Estes Porta-Pad II Launch Pad and Electron Beam Launch Controller, Estes model rocket engines, starters and recovery wadding. Four 1.5V high quality AA alkaline batteries are also required for launch controller (not included).


Projected Max Altitude

400 ft. (122 m)

Recovery System

15 in. (38.1 cm) Parachute


17.62 in. (44.8 cm)


2.34 in. (59 mm)

Estimated Weight

3.2 oz. (90.7 g)

Estimated Assembly Time

12 Hours (painting and glue drying time not included)

Fin Materials

Laser cut wood

Decal Type


Launch System

Porta-Pad II and Electron Beam Launch Controller

Launch Rod Size


Age Recommendation

Estes model rocketry is recommended for boys and girls ages 10+ with adult supervision for those under 12, and rocketeers of all ages.