The Experimental Sounding Rocket Association (ESRA) and Spaceport America are happy to announce the official dates for the 2024 Spaceport America Cup. This will be the 6th Cup launch event at Spaceport America in beautiful southern New Mexico.
The dates are Monday, June 17, 2024 to Saturday, June 22nd, 2024
Each year, over 150 university teams from across the USA and around the world compete at Spaceport America’s amazing Vertical Launch Area for the coveted title of Overall Winner. Competing teams design, build, test and launch their rocket with a payload size of 8.8 pounds to target altitudes of either 10,000 or 30,000 feet. Rockets are typically 4 to 8 inches in diameter and 8 to 20 feet long. Multistage rockets and all chemical propulsion types (solid, liquid, and hybrid) are allowed. For information about competing in the Spaceport America Cup, please visit http://www.soundingrocket.org/