Event Information

The BYU Rocketry Association launches rockets with the Utah Rocket Club (UROC) in Utah, or with the Experimental Sounding Rocket Association (ESRA) in New Mexico. These organizations put safety procedures in place to ensure launches are safe and fun.

Launch dates and info for spectators is found below. Please be aware that all launch dates are subject to change according to weather.

Upcoming Launches

Mar 20 2021
UROC March Launch
Student Launch Competition (tentative)

May 22 2021
UROC May Launch
HPT Test Flight (tentative)



Launch Location

Most launches, including the fall and winter semester launches, occur at the UROC launch site at Frank Hunt Field. More information about the site can be found on UROC’s website.

Spectator FAQ

Spectators, including prospective team members, BYU faculty, friends, and family, are welcome to attend launches.

Spectators are expected to follow all UROC range safety rules. While team members are preparing their rocket projects prior to launch, they will use organization tables and work surfaces. Spectators should stay clear of these areas to allow BYU Rocketry students adequate space to work.

More information about launch safety can be found on UROC’s website.

For all launches, bring sunscreen, water, a hat, and closed-toe shoes. Launches during the Fall Semester in October or November can be very cold, so a jacket is recommended.

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