Quantcast

Oldest rocketeer!!!

The Rocketry Forum

Help Support The Rocketry Forum:

ColumbiaNX01

Red blooded white American male
Joined
Oct 30, 2009
Messages
1,755
Reaction score
20
Location
Somewhere
Who is the oldest rocketeer here on the forum? I am 29.
C'mon dont be shy.
 

Cadha13

New Member
Joined
Dec 11, 2016
Messages
2
Reaction score
0
I am 32, but I have coworkers that are younger than the first time I flew my Alpha III in 1995!
 

qquake2k

Captain Low-N-Slow
Joined
Jan 26, 2010
Messages
13,573
Reaction score
35
I'm 56, but I know of at least one who is older. Many of my coworkers weren't even born yet when I started launching rockets.
 

SDramstad

Well-Known Member
TRF Supporter
Joined
Jun 26, 2014
Messages
751
Reaction score
601
58 and nowhere near the oldest rocketeer that I know.
 

bobby_hamill

Well-Known Member
Joined
Feb 15, 2011
Messages
1,491
Reaction score
154
58 and I know several rocketeers older than me and dirt put together.

One even came over on the Mayflower with a senior citizens discount :)

The back end of my car was on a Tripolitian Magazine cover showing the launch at Fort AP Hill Virginia
 

ColumbiaNX01

Red blooded white American male
Joined
Oct 30, 2009
Messages
1,755
Reaction score
20
Location
Somewhere
I am the youngest in my club; Tulsa rocketry. Lots of experience to learn from.
 

TALON

Well-Known Member
Joined
Aug 25, 2012
Messages
1,469
Reaction score
22
62, and not close to being the oldest! But the future resides in the younger ones, & pray that they outnumber us old farts!
 

tmacklin

Well-Known Member
Joined
Feb 1, 2012
Messages
2,227
Reaction score
8
I'm 72 but I don't feel a day over 90. (But Peter Olivola is even older.)
 

Cabernut

Well-Known Member
Joined
Oct 15, 2015
Messages
1,384
Reaction score
2
13 to 72, quite the spread. I'm 40 so right in the middle?

In case you find it interesting, here are some (non-scientific) demographics based on the views from some of my rocketry videos:

Age:
13-17 1.8%
18-24 8.8%
25-34 18.2%
35-44 34.2%
45-54 23.7%
55-64 9.1%
65+ 4.2%

Gender:
Male 93%
Female 7%
 

fyrwrxz

latest photo
Joined
Jun 6, 2011
Messages
6,580
Reaction score
55
No offense... But I've got shoes older than you are.

Crap.
LOL! I found a T-shirt from 1970 when I was scouting colleges. I also found a reaally ugly shirt from LOC back in the 80's?. So ugly I cannot even wear it. I'm 66!
 

dave carver

....what hump?
Joined
Jan 18, 2009
Messages
4,973
Reaction score
5
Location
Idaho
LOL! I found a T-shirt from 1970 when I was scouting colleges. I also found a reaally ugly shirt from LOC back in the 80's?. So ugly I cannot even wear it. I'm 66!

...and here I thought you were older than dirt ;) I'm 61....give or take....
 

TangoJuliet

Well-Known Member
Joined
Jun 26, 2016
Messages
1,239
Reaction score
9
I'm a young at heart 45, but the rest of my body feels much older! <snap, crackle, pop!>
 

blackbrandt

That Darn College Student
Joined
Mar 18, 2012
Messages
9,281
Reaction score
41
I'm older than all of you. I'm 10010. :p
 
Last edited:

JJSR

Well-Known Member
Joined
Dec 12, 2012
Messages
777
Reaction score
65
One more then the SUPER BOLW :wink:
LII
 

fyrwrxz

latest photo
Joined
Jun 6, 2011
Messages
6,580
Reaction score
55
...and here I thought you were older than dirt ;) I'm 61....give or take....
Yeah- but you're smarter with more experience. But I know more dirt personally than you. And their cousins-sand.
 
Top