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Rocketry Project Page

The Rocketry Project is in need of a Project Leader.  These pictures were taken at previous rocketry events.

Water Bottle Rocket Launch, Saturday, June 5, 2010
The San Diego chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers  hosted another Bottle Rocket Launch.  They host this each year as an educational experience, inviting the schools in the county to encourage their students to attend.  The launch was again held at the Peñasquitos Creek Park in Rancho Peñasquitos.  The kids from young to old were standing in line to shoot off their bottles and rockets.

Click here, or on the picture below, for more photos of the event.

 

Water Bottle Rocket Launch, Sunday, May 21, 2006
Kevin and Gene helped the San Diego chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers  host a Bottle Rocket Launch.  They host this each year as an educational experience, inviting the schools in the county to encourage their students to attend.  This year the Launch was held in conjunction with the Gujarati Association of San Diego (GASD), who was holding their (Week After) Mother's Day picnic.  The picnic was held at the Peñasquitos Creek Park in Rancho Peñasquitos.  The kids from young to old were standing in line to shoot off their bottles and rockets.  Take a look at the Space Shuttle rocket!

Click here, or on the picture below, for more photos of the event.

The purpose of the San Diego Section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME International) is to promote and enhance the Mechanical Engineering profession.  Their web site is http://sections.asme.org/sandiego/.
The GASD is an organization committed to preserve and promote the heritage of indian Gujarati culture.  Their web site is www.gasdonline.org 

Pictures from previous Water Bottle Rocket Launches are at the bottom of the page.

 

The Rocketry Project members went on a field trip in February 2004.
  Click here to see the pictures.

 

National Association of Rocketry (NAR) Rocket Launch, May 7, 2005, at Plaster City


George and Robert are holding up their rockets.  The small rockets with the red fins were donated to children under 16 years old, by Estes Rockets.



Bob, George, and Robert.


Gary, Bob, Robert, and George.



Kevin, Bob, Robert, and George.  Kevin got his Level 1 Certification with the "Holstein" rocket with a 38 millimeter, H153 engine.

 


Mason and Julian display their freshly painted chemical rockets.  They will be launching them in early April, 2004.

 
This is me working really hard. (Oops I meant Hardly Working).


Yes, I am the best looking guy around!!!


Using the scroll saw to cut fins for a water rocket. 


Nick, Dustin, Evan, George, and Robert displaying bottle rockets.


Our arsenal of rockets ready to be launched at Supper Saturday in Poway at Midland School.


Launch from left to right Bob Brown and his son George with Nickolas at far right.

 

ASME Bottle Rocket Launch, Saturday, April 9, 2005
Our Rocketry Project helped the San Diego chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers  host a Bottle Rocket Launch.  They host this each year as an educational experience, inviting the schools in the county to encourage their students to attend.  There were many interested students, parents and teachers attending the event, held at Fiesta Island, Mission Bay Park.

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  Last updated February 20, 2013