Welcome

Membership Fees

Individual - $10
Family - $20

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Non-members may launch for free at two of our launches. After that, a limited membership costing $5 will be required.

About Us

We have been in existence since 2000. From 2000 to 2007 we were the Fermilab Association of Rocketry. In 2008 we changed our name to Prairie State Rocketry. Our current launch site is a farm in Dekalb, IL.

Upcoming Launch

March 9th
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

DeKalb, Illinois

Map to the site     Local weather

Weather permitting, our launches are the second Saturday of each month.

Latest updates

First launch of 2019

Our first launch is currently scheduled for March 9th from 10:00 am till 3:00 pm. It will be out in DeKalb, IL, at the Walter Farm. You can find the clubs complete launch schedule on the website on the Launches page.

Published: Thursday, January 17, 2019 | Comments: 0

November launch cancelled

The November 17th launch has been cancelled due to weather.

Published: Friday, November 16, 2018 | Comments: 0

November Launch Re-scheduled for November 17th

The November launch has been re-scheduled for November 17th, it will be at the Walter Farm in DeKalb, IL. weather permitting.

Published: Thursday, November 8, 2018 | Comments: 0

October Launch

Our October Launch will be on October 13th in Dekalb, Il. at the Walter Farm. It will be from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm weather permitting, and also as long as the corn has been harvested. This will be a High Power Launch with a Waiver to 5,000′ AGL. If we need to postpone the launch it will be posted on here by Friday evening.

Published: Monday, October 8, 2018 | Comments: 0

September launch rescheduled

Our September launch has been rescheduled and will be on September 15th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, we will be flying out in Oswego ,IL. This will be a low, mid-power launch, with limited “G” size motors depending on size of rocket. Just like the previous launches parking will be at the end of Old Grove Road. Here is a link to the launch site https://tinyurl.com/Oswegomap

Published: Friday, September 7, 2018 | Comments: 0