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Rokit shoots for Guinness record

June 1, 2012 by  

Water Bottle Rocket Challenge
What unites NASA, the University of Central Lancashire and Rokit, the world’s famous water-powered educational rocket? They are all coming together to create a new Guinness World Record.

And they’ll need plenty of help to make it happen – could that be you, your school or college, your friends and family?

NASAAt stake is the record for the most water-powered bottle rockets launched globally in 24 hours. The record attempt has been set up to celebrate a joint space mission by NASA and the University of Central Lancashire, and Harvard Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory to take high resolution images of the Sun, our nearest star.

uclanGetting involved is simplicity itself. Arm yourself with a Rokit water-powered rocket or two; arrange your own launch party; and record the launches, so that the good people from the Guinness World of Records can verify your launches and add them to the total. Every verified launch, anywhere in the world, will count so long as it takes place within one 24 hour period, between 12 noon GMT on 4 July and 12 noon on 5 July.

If you don’t have a Rokit, then simply log on to to order your essential supplies right away, so you can get practicing with your team. Rokit is the world’s only patented water rocket, used by teachers and  advisors the world over for interactive science lessons, and designed to fly using just a fizzy drink bottle, some water and air pressure created by a bicycle pump. Simple technology, but lots of fun!

And to find out more about the challenge, the HI-C mission, and the Guiness World of Records requirements, visit the project website at

Don’t delay, there’s not long for you to get prepared to play your part and join what may turn out to be one of the biggest Guinness records ever recorded!


Rokit gets a new Look and Feel Website!

March 2, 2010 by  

We have launched our new website, made to make life easier for our customers!

  • New products available
  • Improved online shop and checkout process using Paypal
  • Rokit Community – send us your photo’s and movies of Rokit and share your experience with our new Rokit Community
  • Special offers and promotions

We will also be launching our Rokit website in different languages throughout 2010.

School Multi-buy Packs Now Available

March 2, 2010 by  

Driven by customer demand we have made available a number of Rokit School Multi-buy packs with special price offers. Visit our online shop for more details.

New Product – Rokit Retail pack

March 2, 2010 by  

Comprising our world famous Rokit Kit with a 1 litre plastic bottle, Rokit is now available to buy in our new Retail Pack version. With the Rokit Retail pack there’s no need to drink a litre of cola before being able to use the bottle!

We stock a range of cycle pumps / tripod pumps

March 2, 2010 by  

As of Winter 2009, we’ve put together a range of Rokit accessories available to buy from our online shop.

Stirrup PumpCan’t find your cycle pump?
Our range of barrel cycle pumps and heavy duty tripod pumps are suitable for Rokit, and offered to you at great value prices!