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 […]

Continuing the tradition that began in 2017, the 2018 BYU Rocketry Junior Team worked to design and manufacture a High Power rocket in-house during the 2018-2019 academic year. Their rocket carried a scientific payload to 10,000 ft. above ground level right here in Utah! The Team

The BYU Rocketry Mission is to provide students with hands-on experience that will enable them to become leaders and innovators in the space industry. Starting in 2017, club leadership began actively finding new ways to challenge club members to develop skills and apply problem-solving techniques. The BYU Rocketry Junior Team, Project 42, was composed of eight Level-1-Certified […]