• What is High Power Rocketry?

    What is High Power Rocketry?

    The major differences between model and high power rockets are propulsion power and weight. Like model rockets, high power rockets are typically made of safer, non-metallic materials such as cardboard, Read More
  • What is Model Rocketry?

    What is Model Rocketry?

    Model rocketry was developed during the "space race" era as an alternative to the amateur rocket activity -- involving metallic airframes and the mixing of dangerous propellants -- that was responsible for Read More
  • UROC provides Community Outreach

    UROC provides Community Outreach

    Throughout the year, the Utah Rocket Club welcomes Educational, scouting, Civil Air Patrol, 4H and other youth groups to attend our launches. Utah Rocket Club members are also available for presentations Read More
  • Welcome to Rocketry in Utah!

    Welcome to Rocketry in Utah!

    The Utah Rocket Club (UROC) is an organization dedicated to the promotion of safe, fun and educational activities for people of all ages through the sport, science, and hobby of Read More
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  • James Rodney Adams; Jan 18, 1992 – Mar 31, 2017

    James Rodney Adams; Jan 18, 1992 – Mar 31, 2017

    We received a note from Rod Adams (James' dad) letting us know that James moved on from this life the morning of Friday, March 31st at his home in North Ogden, Utah at the age of 25. Many of you will know James from his time with UROC. He always enjoyed HellFire and had some great projects to share with us. It Read More
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Zipper - A condition in which a slot is cut in an airframe by a shock cord. This condition is caused by early or late recovery system deployment, in which the recovery system deploys while the...
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May Launch

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This launch will be held as a two-day event. We have permission from the BLM for overnight camping at the launch site. We invite members to camp out Saturday evening and take advantage of the great...
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  • Fighting Cancer with Inner Strength: My Story

    Fighting Cancer with Inner Strength: My Story

    Fred always wanted to be an astronaut. He wanted to explore places where few had ever been. Little did he dream it would ultimately be into inner space, in the form of breast cancer. And so with an explorer’s imagination and an aptitude for science, Fred prepared in high school to become an aerospace engineer. But life had other plans for him. Read More
  • A Saturday to Remember, or How to show the woman you love that you still love and respect her.

    A Saturday to Remember, or How to show the woman you love that you still love and respect her.

    Chapter 1: Family Guy - It was Saturday night. The kids had been busy all day and Maria's friend Ruby was over. Carrie and I had been busy all day too and it was time for dinner. We all went to get a burger, came home, and decided to just relax and have fun. We started with a game of Bananas, a Read More
  • HellFire 19 - The View From On High

    HellFire 19 - The View From On High

    HellFire 19 – The View From On High By Frank Whitby   In case you ever wondered, HellFire can be seen and enjoyed, as a spectator, from 4 miles away and 2000 feet above the salt.   My friend Joe Zachary accompanied me on a West Desert Adventure to photograph HellFire 19 from the top of a nearby mountain on Read More
  • Randall Redd - 50 Years of NAR

    Randall Redd - 50 Years of NAR

    Last month, at the NARAM-57 awards banquet, the NAR announced the members of the Association who have reached 50 years of continuous membership. As of this date there are fewer than 40 current NAR members who have reached this milestone. These include legends in the hobby like: Bill Stine, Vern and Gleda Estes, Manning Butterworth, Trip Barber, Jay Apt, and Read More
  • Building the Bruiser - Anatomy of an NAR L3 Project

    Building the Bruiser - Anatomy of an NAR L3 Project

    Editor's Note: Below is a reproduction of Jed Marti's succesful NAR Level 3 documentation package. The package is meant to serve as a record fo the design and construction techniques used in the Level 3 vehicle's build. Jed has graciously allowed us to reproduce the document so that others can learn from it. Take some time and notice the detail Read More
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About UROC

The Utah Rocket Club is an Not for Profit organization dedicated to the promotion of safe and fun activities for people of all ages through the sport, science, and hobby of rocketry. The Utah Rocket Club supports the community through educational presentations, demonstration launches and displays for youth groups, nonprofit organizations, etc.

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