Post Your Best Rocket Name

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    Yukon@K-9 Rocket Tech

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    So there is one thing I love about any DIY type community, and it's naming things. I especially love all the bizarre names the rocketry community makes. So what is the most fitting, unique, bizarre, creative, rocket vehicle name you have ever come up with? I'm curious to know ;)


    Oh ya for those of you who can't sleep at nigh trying to think of the perfect name for your rocket, here is a name generator
    https://www.rocketreviews.com/rocketry-name-generator.html
     
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    PXR5

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    Nice link :)

    Sometimes I name them after Hawkwind or Pink Floyd songs.

    But I usually just stand in the soybean field and shout, Get Back Here Now!
     
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    The Black And White One With Fiddly Things On It.
     
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    I wanted my L1 cert rocket to be really visible, so I painted it fluorescent orange. Unfortuantely, I accidentally picked up marking paint rather than real paint when I bought it. Marking paint leaves a fine dust on everything, just waiting to rub off on anything that comes in contact (clothes, car, fingers...). I think it took about 4 years of pretty regular flying for it not to mark its spot.

    Thus the name: Cheeto Dust.
     
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    E52445DF-7DCC-4848-A462-8BF66D478CF0.jpeg 5FC6F398-1844-4FFC-8468-BD7613F39C26.jpeg A0416C32-3D14-4526-AEA8-2A94EADAEB49.jpeg BE344E1B-F3CA-43C4-A1A3-C33F2F52BAE9.jpeg Scratch build with nose cone, body tube, and tube fins all from toilet paper tubes—Uranus Explorer
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    C8CF7827-20BD-4AC9-A316-0D2A685487CB.jpeg 8333FC9D-6BA1-4871-8EE1-A2538F01C95C.jpeg Oh yeah forgot the Whopper Flopper Chopper
     
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    Core Sample Sally..... No, it hasn't core sampled yet, but it might someday, so I have a jump on it.
    I really like "Cheeto Dust"!
     
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    "I Got Fleas" is my rocket that looks like a Wolf. :) Jiggly Chuff, Lawn Shart (it's brown), and Cross my Heart and Hope to Fly are some of the others...
     
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    Mustang Sally Ride Can Dance
    Boosteth ( L1 )
    Things From the UPS Store ( L2 )
     
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    GalantVR41062

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    Spaceball One

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    Lowtech 1, 1 1/2, 2,3,4,5

    Recon 1 1/2

    Gallo 24

    Golfy

    Power tower

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    Moon Taxi

    ~John
     
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    Deep Space OFFl (Puns&Jokes)
    Note, that's not an "!" it's a "L" (sound it out)

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    I forgot to bring clips for motor retention and had to fashion something at the field. Then needed to cut a big hole in the too-big nylon chute. And had to use a huge oversize quicklink because I couldn't find the small one in the rangebox. The rocket was christened at the launch: "Poor Planning".

    Best name I've ever heard was in HPR magazine many years ago: 75 Bucks A Second. :D
     
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    John Taylor

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    Under Pressure
    Initiate
    Tickled
    Exacta
    Lymon
    Blue Sky
    Bee Good
    Pink Thing
    Buttercup
    to name a few
     
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    Nathan

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    "Uncrashable".

    It crashed, I repaired it.
    It crashed again, I repaired it again.
    Then it had a spectacular CATO when a 6 grain J357 exploded, raining down shreds of Bluetube onto the pads.
     
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    Jim Hinton

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    Indestructible 2

    Jim
     
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    That rocketreviews generator gave me, "Someone forgot to arm the electronics." I can hear it now:

    LCO: Next up is a rocket called, "Someone Forgot to Arm the Electronics"
    Smarta$$ed Flier: No I didn't.

    It's a like a bad rocketry version of "Who's on First?"
     
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    neil_w

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    "Bluefin Tuba" remains one of my favorite rocket names of all time (not my name or rocket, but too good not to be included here).
     
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    I'll leave y'all to decide the level of unique/bizarre/fitting/creative or even interesting, but here's a random list of some of my rocket's names:

    Raspulescent
    Phantic
    Swarmprince
    Tepes
    (blame it on the) Blackstar
    Future History
    Luciferon
    the Brucolac
    Szegre
    Khap Suhl
    Even Gene
    Elvun V3
    Triple Parasitic
    Trang
    F.V.K.
    Barborahanzalova
    W(er)C
    FENTON!
    Cousin Oskaar
    Fioranvante
    Djouka
    Divertimento #4
    Slug
    Ostrommaysorum

    s6
     
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    Pull my finger
     
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    Charles_McG

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    Terrier-Malemute scale sounding rocket - "Double Dog Dare".
     
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    "Princess Fluffy Pants"

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    Steve Shannon

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    More Estrogen
     
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    DAllen

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    Thrusting the Throne
     
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    The Flying Purple People Eater
     
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    Andy Greene

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    Disposable Income
     
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    How about "More Cowbell Please"

    Other Favorites
    • Que$tionable Inve$tment (my L3 project)
    • Fluffy the Wunder Bunny (Greg Gardner would have to explain)
    • Project Frankenrush
    • Real Men Fly Pink Rockets
     
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    Steve Shannon

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    Well, if you insist:

    IMG_0058.JPG
     
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