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Revision as of 20:01, 8 May 2013

Creator:
Gtpyro
Status:
Active
Born On:
21:04, 1 May 2013 (CDT)
Last Updated:
20:01, 08 May 2013 (CDT)

Overview

The goal of this class is to educate interested individuals in high power rocketry by introducing the basics of rocket construction, simulation, and safety.

Outcome: successfully build and fly your first rocket!

Class Format

  • 1 (or more - depending on interest) intro sessions going over the basics. This should take approx 1 hour
  • Weekly build sessions that help participants construct their rocket
  • Launch your creations at the Southern Thunder Launch on 22-23 June

Details

  • When: 9 May 2013, 7-8pm (for the intro session)
  • Where: MK256
  • How Much: varies. From ~$40 and up - explained in detail in the class
  • Restrictions: Participants must be at least 18 years old (if less than 18, must be accompanied by an adult).
  • Why: Well.... Because ROCKETS!
  • Follow-on build sessions will be scheduled at a later time

Links

  • TBD

Slides

Are posted!!! - [via GDocs http://bit.ly/ZQIv6v]