The 2017 competition again saw an increase in growth and participation. Over 70 people were in attendance, including participants, spectators, friends, and family. Students launched to a target altitude of 1750 feet on an Aerotech G74W-9 commercial rocket motor. Each team designed a custom rocket and used a variety of construction methods. Matthew Fisher, Matthew […]

The 2016 competition featured a total of 55 students that formed 22 teams. Students use a variety of methods and supplies to construct their rockets such as 3D printing, laser cutters, store-bought materials, and more. The rockets are designed in open-source software called OpenRocket which allows the students to know important properties of the rocket […]

The 1st Annual Student Launch Competition started a movement among BYU students that were interested in rockets and space. The competition was organized through the university chapter of AIAA. This event brought together many students who pushed for more advanced projects, including 7 members of the 2017 IREC team, and the eventual establishment of the BYU Rocketry […]

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