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

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

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

July launch new location

Our July launch will be at a new location in Oswego IL. we will be limited to low and and mid power launches with “G” size motors allowed depending on size of rocket. The launch will be July 7th from 10:00 am til 3:00 pm. Here is a link to a map of the launch site. https://tinyurl.com/Oswegomap
Parking will be at the end of Old Grove Road.

Published: Wednesday, July 4, 2018 | Comments: 0