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Double-Barreled Rocket

Huntsville, AL:  The Double-Barreled Rocket in a cotton field.(Photo Credit: National Geographic Channels/ Flight 33)

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With NASA's shuttle program now defunct, the Rednecks decide to build their own big ass rocket. Staying true to their redneck roots, the team uses whatever they can find, including a farmer's abandoned water tank and an old safety ladder, to craft a 700-pound rocket. But they have to buy the largest rocket engines you can get without being in the government.