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RockeTiltometer Inventor Winner Of NAR Technology Award

This year the National Association of Rocketry held their National Sport Launch on the Lucerne Dry Lake bed in Lucerne Valley on June 10-12, 2011. One of the highlights of the event was the presentation of 2011's High Power Rocketry Technology Achievement Award. On Saturday night, during the event's awards presentation, NAR President Trip Barber presented the 2011 High Power Rocketry Technology...[more]

Category: Organizations


MDRA Donates $1,000.00 to Japan

Maryland Delaware Rocketry Association (MDRA) has expanded its role outside of the rocketry community in the past couple of years. The Red Glare series of launches have served as the vehicle to extend a hand to those less fortunate. With the selfless participation and generous donations of MDRA members, groups like Caring Bridges, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and Fisher House have been recent...[more]

Category: Organizations


New UK Rocketry Association Founded

Model rockets are a great teaching aid in schools and rocketry is a challenging, satisfying hobby for many adults. It involves a range of disciplines that appeal to people in many walks of life and helps build many technical and life skills. However due to some of the unique issues and requirements of the hobby it requires a specialist body of experienced, knowledgeable people to push the hobby...[more]

Category: Organizations


IMR Unveils New Website

The Interessengemeinschaft Modellraketen (IMR), a multi-national model rocketry organization for the German-speaking areas (Germany, Austria and Switzerland), relaunched its website.  The site now runs on the same sophisticated Content-Management-Framework like EMR and is managed through, a special model rocketry hoster. The advantages are better handling of website...[more]

Category: Organizations


NAR Presents First Annual HPR Tech Award at NSL 2010

At the 2010 National Sport Launch held over Memorial Day Weekend in White Sands and Alamogordo, New Mexico, the National Association of Rocketry (NAR) awarded its first annual High Power Rocketry Technology Achievement Award, which went to John Derimiggio (NAR #136) for an altimeter design.  This design can be seen at Rocketry Planet (see link below), where it was previewed before its debut...[more]

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