Welcome

Membership Fees

Individual - $10
Family - $20

Join our club!

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

July 13th
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Newark, Illinois

Map to the site     Local weather

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

Latest updates

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

May Launch Cancelled

Our launch scheduled May, 18th has been cancelled due to field conditions our next launch will be June, 15th. We will be launching at the Walter Farm, in DeKalb IL. from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm. You can find the clubs complete launch schedule on the launches page.

Published: May 10, 2019 | Comments: 0

May Launch

Our May launch will be on May, 11th. We will be launching at the Walter Farm, in DeKalb IL. from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm. You can find the clubs complete launch schedule on the launches page.

Published: April 15, 2019 | Comments: 0

April launch

Our April launch is scheduled for Saturday April, 13th from 10:00 am till 3:00 pm. It will at the Walter Farm in Dekalb, Il.

Published: April 8, 2019 | Comments: 0