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Launch Rockets!

We did get some rockets built at the Maker Weekend event, and hopefully some of us have worked on some in the mean time. Now let's launch 'em! We will be joining SMASH for their regularly scheduled sport launch event.

August 2013
Post NARAM Party & Sport Launch
Saturday, August 10th, 2013
1pm to 7pm
Muskegon County Wastewater Facility
Muskegon, Michigan


The following costs are associated with participation with SMASH and you will probably need to pony up at the event:

BYO supplies. Hobbytown USA on Main St. is one place to get them, but Amy and Kevin can give you the location of the awesome place that provided rocket kits and supplies at the Maker Weekend event.

SMASH single membership fee is $20 annually
SMASH family membership fee is $30 annually
18 and under is free.

Launch fees:
Low Power (up to G motor) non-member : $5
High Power (H and higher) Non-member: $10
Low Power (up to G motor) member: free
High Power (H and higher) member: $5
A-B level, 18 yrs and under, free


I can drive one other person and the equipment and rockets for a few more people in the PT cruiser. I will be leaving the Kalamazoo Air Zoo East Campus parking lot at 11:15 am.

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  • Ben R.

    I've posted some photos and videos (including Kevin's launch) at

    August 10, 2013

  • Ben R.

    We had a blast. It was a very friendly and inviting group.

    August 10, 2013

  • Kevin W.

    I'm running late. Be right there.

    August 10, 2013

  • Alan H.

    won't be able to make the launch, but planning on being at Library on Sunday.

    August 8, 2013

  • Ben R.

    My son and I built the pencil rocket a few weeks ago, now we're ready to launch it. This will be our first rocket event.

    August 8, 2013

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