• Welcome to Rocketry in Utah!

    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
  • What is Model Rocketry?

    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
  • What is High Power Rocketry?

    What is High Power Rocketry?

    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
  • UROC provides Community Outreach

    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
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  • October Launch is GO

    October Launch is GO

    UROC's upcoming launch for October 14 is a go. We anticipate the launch only taking place on Saturday (Oct 14) as opposed to a two-day launch due to the low temperatures but it looks like we should have a pretty

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  • October Launch is GO

    UROC's upcoming launch for October 14 is a go. We anticipate the launch only taking place on Saturday (Oct 14) as opposed to a two-day launch due to the low Read More
  • Contests at October Launch

    It's safe to say that Halloween is many people's favorite holiday. This appears to be the case with Mitch. He has come up with a couple of contests for us Read More
  • Upcoming UFO 2017 Contest

    UROC's next event is our annual NAR sanctioned contest known as "UROC Fall Open" or "UFO" for short. This launch is for people competing in the contests, no high power Read More
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Fred Williams Memorial - ...

November
Saturday
4
This launch is ONLY for people competing in the competition, no high power flights will be taking place. Please contact naradvisor@uroc.org for further details. Event will take place...
08:00 AM

Member Meeting

November
Monday
13
Officer Elections for the 2018 year.
07:00 PM
  • Randall Redd - 50 Years of NAR

    Randall Redd - 50 Years of NAR

    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
  • Why the Space Program is Vital to America

    Why the Space Program is Vital to America

    The United States would not exist today if people with courage, like Christopher Columbus, had not pushed their frontiers.  Opponents of our space program are like those who ridiculed Columbus before he sailed into the unknown. The Queen of Spain could not have imagined the centuries of benefits that have come because of that voyage, yet Spain and the rest Read More
  • A Saturday to Remember, or How to show the woman you love that you still love and respect her.

    A Saturday to Remember, or How to show the woman you love that you still love and respect her.

    Chapter 1: Family Guy - It was Saturday night. The kids had been busy all day and Maria's friend Ruby was over. Carrie and I had been busy all day too and it was time for dinner. We all went to get a burger, came home, and decided to just relax and have fun. We started with a game of Bananas, a Read More
  • HellFire 19 - The View From On High

    HellFire 19 - The View From On High

    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
  • Building the Bruiser - Anatomy of an NAR L3 Project

    Building the Bruiser - Anatomy of an NAR L3 Project

    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
  • Fighting Cancer with Inner Strength: My Story

    Fighting Cancer with Inner Strength: My Story

    Fred always wanted to be an astronaut. He wanted to explore places where few had ever been. Little did he dream it would ultimately be into inner space, in the form of breast cancer. And so with an explorer’s imagination and an aptitude for science, Fred prepared in high school to become an aerospace engineer. But life had other plans for him. Read More
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Contact Details

Call Us
+1(801) 893-1074
Mailing Address
PO Box 26584, Salt Lake City, UT 84126
Questions?
info@uroc.org

About UROC

The Utah Rocket Club is an Not for Profit organization dedicated to the promotion of safe and fun activities for people of all ages through the sport, science, and hobby of rocketry. The Utah Rocket Club supports the community through educational presentations, demonstration launches and displays for youth groups, nonprofit organizations, etc.

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