After successfully participating in the 2017 and 2018 Spaceport America Cups, BYU Rocketry continued building upon past knowledge by attending the 2019 Spaceport America Cup. The team was composed of 7 engineering students who spent the 2018-2019 school year designing, manufacturing, and testing a rocket called Photon. Of those 7 team members, two students spent the […]

2018 Spaceport America Cup: 2nd Place 10K COTS After successfully participating in the 2017 Spaceport America Cup, BYU Rocketry continued building upon past knowledge by attending the 2018 Spaceport America Cup in Las Cruces, NM. At the event, the team won 2nd Place in the 10,000 ft. Commercial-Off-The-Shelf Solids Category! With nearly 50 university teams competing in […]

What is IREC? The Experimental Sounding Rocket Association (ESRA) hosts an Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition (IREC) for student rocketry teams from across the USA and around the world. With a payload size of 8.8 pounds and target altitudes of either 10,000 or 30,000 ft. above ground level, competing rockets are typically 4 to 8 inches in diameter […]

Members of BYU Rocketry competed in the 2018 Bayer Alka Rocket Challenge at Cape Canaveral in Florida. More than doubling the previous World Record, their rocket soared to 883 feet. The team took home $30,000 to invest in future rocketry projects! Learn more about the team and the competition by viewing articles from Deseret News, Fox 13 […]

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