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Rocketry Workshop!

July 20, 2020 - July 24, 2020

Registration is now open!

Southern Arkansas University College of Science and Engineering will be hosting a week-long High Powered Rocketry Workshop & a Drone Racing event during July 20-24, 2020.
Opportunity to participate is open to undergraduate students and senior high school students. Teachers welcome and encouraged to form team of 3-4 students. Seats limited.
Thanks to funding from ASGC, NASA, Aerojet Rocketdyne and Lockheed Martin, participation cost is Free! Includes room & board at SAU campus from July 20-24th.
Team takes home the rocket following competition.

Be part of a team to go through the Engineering Design process by building a high-powered rocket from scratch & launch it in a competition! Race fly a drone using Drone’s-Eye View only.

Source:  Construction and Certification for Thousands of Feet and Beyond by Mike Westerfield

  • Use model rocket simulator to design and simulate your rocket.
  • Design and fabricate different parts of the rocket using 3D printing, laser/CNC cutting, and various machine shop tools.
  • Assemble and fly your rocket with a payload (video recording & micro-controller system to capture flight data).  Recover via dual deployment system.
  • Teacher stipend available (& PD Credit) + Team travel subsidy.
  • Fly a Drone in a race using Drone’s-Eye View only. Open to rocket participants & others on July 24th. May bring your own drone or one will be supplied during competition.
  • Sign up individually or as a team:

  For registration go here:  https://web.saumag.edu/rocket/