Spaceport Rocketry Association

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


August 2017 Newsletter


SRA OFFICER ELECTION ANNOUNCEMENT

Spaceport Rocketry Association holds elections for club officers at the last launch of each year (November). All members in good standing for at least one year are eligible to run for office. If you are interested please e-mail SRA or contact one of the current SRA Officers. Names of those running for each office will be announced at the October launch and listed in the October Newsletter. Results are posted in the November Newsletter and the new officers begin serving at the beginning of the year.


SRA AUGUST COMPETITION RESULTS

This month's competitions included A Class Parachute and 4 Cup Styrofoam Rocket Duration events. See this month's launch report for the standings and all of the scores.


SRA SEPTEMBER COMPETITION NOTICE

SRA is planning a B Class Streamer Duration competition for September. Details are posted on the Competition page of the web site.


VISITNG PROVIDES ONSITE VENDOR SUPPORT

SRA wants to thank Brian Urban for providing on-site support this month. He normally supports launches in the Tampa area. 


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 September 16th, 2017. Equipment set-up begins at 10:00 with launches running from 11:00 until 4:00. The launch status is kept up-to-date on the Launch Status page of the web site.


AUGUST 2017 LAUNCH REPORT

There were 24 fliers that made a total of 56 recorded flights. The total impulse for the flights was equivalent to a single M motor or 4938 single A motors.

 

 

 



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