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, 10th
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Newark, Illinois

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

June Launch

Our June 8th launch will be in Newark, Il. at the Central Sod field. This launch will be a low/mid power launch.

Published: May 21, 2024 | Comments: 0

May Launch

Our next launch will be May 11th out at the farm in Waterman, IL. weather permitting.

Published: April 15, 2024 | Comments: 0

Next Launch

Our next launch is scheduled for April 13th out in Waterman, IL. from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm. weather permitting.

Published: March 26, 2024 | Comments: 0

Upcoming launches

We have a launch scheduled for February 10th out in Waterman, Il. weather permitting. We have also changed our launch date for our March launch, it will now be March 23rd.

Published: January 26, 2024 | Comments: 0

November Launch

Our November launch will be out at the farm in Waterman , IL. provided the crops have been harvested. If we are able to launch out there, the November launch will be a Hi-Power launch with a waiver to 6,000′ AGL.

Published: October 23, 2023 | Comments: 0