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SHARC at ULA Rocket Launch

  • Jul 27, 2013 · 8:00 AM
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For the 4th year, SHARC will participate in the ULA Intern Rocket Launch. At this fantastic event, some of the largest amateur rockets in the US as well as dozens of smaller hobby rockets are launched. SHARC members built one of the two large launch pads used to launch the largest rockets.

SHARC members have flown several payloads of their own design. Video from one of the payloads is here:

SHARC members have also mentored several high school and elementary school teams who have built payloads to fly on the larger rockets. This year, look for the Cherry Creek High School Rocket Team's SHAPE (Simultaneous High-Altitude Parachutes Experiment) Payload flying on a rocket built by CU Boulder.

The 2013 ULA Intern Rocket Launch is scheduled for Saturday, July 27 in Pueblo. Closeup rocket viewing is scheduled for 9am-9:45am with the largest rockets launching from 10am-12pm. Smaller rocket launches will continue throughout the day.

More information is available here:

Bring water, hats, folding chairs, sunscreen.

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  • Ted M.


    July 28, 2013

  • George M.

    Great fun, lotsa rockets. CCHS/SHARC payload launched on CU's Medusa rocket.

    July 27, 2013

  • George M.

    We haven't organized a SHARC meeting place at the launch site. You can just show up and enjoy the show. Adam and I will be working with the Cherry Creek High School SHAPE payload team and the CU rocket team. Please say 'hi' if you see us!

    July 18, 2013

  • George M.

    Please RSVP via the ULA link provided. There is an RSVP link on that page which attempts to open your mail client to send an email to ULA. If you have problems with the link, email [masked] directly with "RSVP for Student Rocket Launch" as the subject. In the body include your name and say that you are with SHARC. When you RSVP you will receive a reply which contains event details and directions to the launch site.

    July 18, 2013

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