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

Map to the site     Local weather --->

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

First launch of 2020

Our first launch of 2020 is scheduled for March 14th at the Walter farm in DeKalb, Il. it will be from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm. This will be a Hi-Power launch with a waiver for 5,000′ AGL

Published: March 2, 2020 | Comments: 0

Upcoming Meetings

For the next 3 months we will be having meetings at the 95th Street Library in Naperville, IL. the street address is 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.

All of the meetings will be from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm in Meeting Room “C”. On the following Dates:

December 7th, January 11th, and February 8th

We will be setting up our flying schedule shortly and our first launch will be sometime in March, 2020.

Thank you, to everyone who attended launches this year, and hope to see all of you at our meetings, and at our launches in 2020.

Published: November 21, 2019 | Comments: 0

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