Spaceport Rocketry Association

Premier rocketry organization serving the Florida Space Coast for over 40 years


February 2017 Newsletter


CLUB MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS

Just a reminder that club membership renewals are due at the beginning of each calendar year and the grace period for 2017 renewals ended this month. Remember, part of your membership privileges is access to the Members Only area of the SRA web site and the Photo Gallery. Membership forms can be downloaded from the web site home page and either mailed to the address on the form or turned in at the next launch. Thanks for your support! 


LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATION FLIGHTS

Congratulations to Kyle Bissonnette and Maria Fernanda Galvez Gonzales for successfully completing their Level 1 certification flights. Kyle flew his Nighthawk rocket on an Aerotech H128W motor and using motor ejection for recovery. Maria flew her Bolidel rocket also on an Aerotech H128W motor and using motor ejection for recovery.


SRA FEBRUARY COMPETITION RESULTS

This month's competition included an A Class Parchute Duration competition. See this month's launch report for the standings and all of the scores.


SRA MARCH COMPETITION NOTICE

SRA is planning B Class Streamer and Super-Roc duration competition events for March. Details are posted on the Competition page of the web site.


GOOD LUCK ROCKETRY PROVIDES ONSITE VENDOR SUPPORT

It’s great to have Bernie Lalime - Good Luck Rocketry - providing on-site support. He can help provide a multitude of mid to high power rocket motors, kits and supplies. Contact Bernie for pre-orders or questions. 


NEXT SCHEDULED LAUNCH

The next SRA launch is scheduled for Saturday March 18th, 2017. Equipment set-up begins at 10:00 and volunteers are always welcome to help. Launches begin at 11:00 with a flyers briefing and run until 4:00. The launch status is kept up-to-date on the Launch Status page of the web site.


FEBRUARY 2017 LAUNCH REPORT

There were approximately 16 fliers that made a total of 33 recorded flights. The total impulse for the flights was equivalent to a single N motor or 8804 single A motors.



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