- Vehicle configurations
Rocket vehicles are often constructed in the archetypal tall thin "rocket" shape that takes off vertically, but there are actually many different types of rockets including:
- tiny models such as balloon rockets, water rockets, skyrockets or small solid rockets that can be purchased at a hobby store
- space rockets such as the enormous Saturn V used for the Apollo program
- rocket cars
- rocket bike
- rocket-powered aircraft (including rocket assisted takeoff of conventional aircraft- JATO)
- rocket sleds
- rocket trains
- rocket torpedos
- rocket-powered jet packs
- rapid escape systems such as ejection seats and launch escape systems
- space probes
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