USRC ROcket

The USRC rocket competition is a competition where teams need to design, build, and fly a multi stage rocket, to the highest possible altitude. 

Students worked on this years rocket for several months before launching the rocket in mid October 2017. Below you can see the outline of their process from building the rocket, to the launch. 


Planning

 

Preparing the three stages. 

Preparing the three stages. 

 
Attaching the fins to the body of the rocket with apoxy. 

Attaching the fins to the body of the rocket with apoxy. 

 
The three stages of the rocket, after applying fiberglass to the fins.

The three stages of the rocket, after applying fiberglass to the fins.

 
The stages ready for the paint!

The stages ready for the paint!


The Launch

 
The rocket on the rails, ready for luanch.

The rocket on the rails, ready for luanch.

 

The rocket launch, as seen from the ground.