Eric B. shared on Thingiverse:
This is an LED rocket design I made as Christmas gifts for family. It has an integrated Arduino driving a couple of LEDs and uses an accelerometer to vary the colors of the lights with the direction of “flight”. It also displays a light show when not flown for a few seconds.
The rocket comes in top/bottom and an electronics palette with a 9V battery holder. I typically print the palette with supports within the pocket the Arduino slides into.
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