The major differences between model and high power rockets are propulsion power and weight. Like model rockets, high power rockets are typically made of safer, non-metallic materials such as cardboard,…Read More
Welcome to Rocketry in Utah!
The Utah Rocket Club (UROC) is an organization dedicated to the promotion of safe, fun and educational activities for people of all ages through the sport, science, and hobby of…Read More
UROC provides Community Outreach
Throughout the year, the Utah Rocket Club welcomes Educational, scouting, Civil Air Patrol, 4H and other youth groups to attend our launches. Utah Rocket Club members are also available for presentations…Read More
What is Model Rocketry?
Model rocketry was developed during the "space race" era as an alternative to the amateur rocket activity -- involving metallic airframes and the mixing of dangerous propellants -- that was responsible for…Read More
HellFire, sponsored by the Utah Rocket Club (UROC) takes place this year August 3,4,5,6. Though HellFire is technically an amateur launch, we’re talking serious rocketry here. Participants from around the country launch rockets ranging from foot-tall wonders to towering monsters that…Read More
Last month, at the NARAM-57 awards banquet, the NAR announced the members of the Association who have reached 50 years of continuous membership. As of this date there are fewer than 40 current NAR members who have reached this milestone. These include legends in the hobby like: Bill Stine, Vern and Gleda Estes, Manning Butterworth, Trip Barber, Jay Apt, and…Read More
HellFire 19 – The View From On High By Frank Whitby In case you ever wondered, HellFire can be seen and enjoyed, as a spectator, from 4 miles away and 2000 feet above the salt. My friend Joe Zachary accompanied me on a West Desert Adventure to photograph HellFire 19 from the top of a nearby mountain on…Read More
Editor's Note: Below is a reproduction of Jed Marti's succesful NAR Level 3 documentation package. The package is meant to serve as a record fo the design and construction techniques used in the Level 3 vehicle's build. Jed has graciously allowed us to reproduce the document so that others can learn from it. Take some time and notice the detail…Read More