Spaceport Rocketry Association

Premier rocketry organization serving the Florida Space Coast since 1973


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Spaceport Rocketry Association, Inc. (SRA) is the premier rocketry organization serving the Florida Space Coast since 1973. Highlights include demonstrations at the Kennedy Space Center & Patrick AFB, a Commemoration Launch with Astronaut Alan Shepard and a space tribute launch at EPCOT. SRA continues community involvement by providing demonstrations and supporting educational programs. Combined low and high power launches are conducted (up to 13.5K') on the 3rd Saturday in Palm Bay from 11am to 4pm.

SRA is a Florida Not For Profit Corporation and is tax exempt under IRS Code, Section 501 (c) 3.


What's New at Spaceport Rocketry Association


Date

Recent News or Updates

09/13/17

The September launch is being postponed until Saturday, September 23rd.

09/01/17

Posted the August Newsletter. The club newsletters provide a recap of the monthly launch activities, upcoming events and other items of interest. SRA members have access to the newsletter archive in the Members Only area.

 

SRA is on Facebook and Facebook users that participate in SRA launches are encouraged to join the group. SRA will be posting photos and events, and it will be a great place for SRA members and guests to share and inquire about our hobby/sport.

Visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/srapalmbay/ and click the Join button. Or if in Facebook, search for "Spaceport Rocketry Association" and select the Public Group.

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Date

2017 Special Events

Apr 2017

Reach For The Starts Rocket Competition.

The Competition, designed to be run by local organizations, is safe, easy and affordable. Everyone benefits. All contestants get a reusable model to build as well as the unforgettable experience of launching a solid-fuel powered rocket hundreds of feet into the sky. The challenge is to land closest to a predetermined point near the launch pad.

Five National Winners are determined from the Local Competition entries. Closest average landing to the target after two launches - wins! National Winners receive an invitation to the national celebration at Space Camp.

This year's local competition for Brevard county is sponsored by the Florida Space Development Council, a chapter of the National Space Society.

Jan 2017

SRA Trailer Mending Party.

Reseal the roof and replace the floor.

♦ Replace the flooring with pressure treated plywood.

♦ Rework shelf’s and rack.

♦ Install a fender.

♦ Repack/replace the wheel bearings and grease seals.

♦ Check the wheel rims for corrosion/clean and paint.

Jan 2017

Florida International University (FIU) NASA Student Launch.

The NASA Student Launch is a research-based, competitive and experiential exploration project that provides relevant and cost-effective research and development to support the Space Launch System, or SLS.  Research topics are conceived by the SLS Program Office in collaboration with SLS industry partners. Payloads developed by teams address research needs of different subsystems on the SLS. The teams will share the research results, which will be used in future design and development of SLS and other projects.

Jan 2017

Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) NASA Student Launch.

The NASA Student Launch is a research-based, competitive and experiential exploration project that provides relevant and cost-effective research and development to support the Space Launch System, or SLS.  Research topics are conceived by the SLS Program Office in collaboration with SLS industry partners. Payloads developed by teams address research needs of different subsystems on the SLS. The teams will share the research results, which will be used in future design and development of SLS and other projects.

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