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

August 14th
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

Saturday June 12th launch postponed

The June 12th launch had been postponed stay tuned for update shortly

Published: June 11, 2021 | Comments: 0

April 10th launch postponed

Saturday, April 10th’s launch has been postponed due to the forecast of rain we have re-scheduled the launch for April 17th.

Published: April 9, 2021 | Comments: 0

December schedule

Due to Covid19 restrictions our scheduled meeting for December 12th has been cancelled. However in its place we will have a low/mid power launch in DeKalb, IL. (Sorry no high power waiver) on December 12th from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm. Launch will be restricted to members only.

Published: November 22, 2020 | Comments: 0

November launch

Our November launch will be limited to members only no guest or spectators allowed due to the Covid19 restrictions.

Published: November 19, 2020 | Comments: 0

November launch postponed

Due to the forecast of winds in excess of 20 mph for Saturday 11/14 we have postponed tomorrows launch until Saturday 11/21.

Published: November 13, 2020 | Comments: 0