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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

November 16th
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

October Launch

Our October launch is currently scheduled for October 12th. We have not determined where the launch will take place, if the crops are harvested we will be launching out in DeKalb if they have not been harvested we may be launching in Newark. As soon as we determine were we will be flying it will be posted here.

Published: September 20, 2019 | Comments: 0

September launch

Our September launch is scheduled for September 14th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. We will be flying in Newark IL. at the Central Sod farm located at Route 47 and Newark Rd. This is a low/mid power launch (only “G” impulse motors or lower).

Published: August 12, 2019 | Comments: 0

August launch

Our August launch is scheduled for August 10th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. We will be flying in Newark IL. at the Central Sod farm located at Route 47 and Newark Rd. This is a low/mid power launch (only “G” impulse motors or lower). There is a link to a map of the launch site on the home page under Upcoming Launch.

Published: July 15, 2019 | Comments: 0

July launch new location

Our July launch will be July, 13th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. The launch will be taking place in Newark, IL at Route 47 and Newark Rd. There is a link to a map of the launch site on the home page under upcoming launch.

Published: June 24, 2019 | Comments: 0

June launch cancelled

Due to the forecast of rain and thunderstorms we have to cancel the June 15th launch.

Published: June 14, 2019 | Comments: 0