Welcome to MASA
Minnesota Amateur Spacemodeler Association

Special Competition Rules

Files coming soon.

Launch-related Stuff

 

Files coming soon.

Misc Tech Stuff

Gary Stroick's presentation on Rocket Tracking and Locating (from the August 2012 meeting, PDF)


Jeff Taylor's Simple Fin Marking Guide (from the Nov-Dec 2010 issue of the Planet, PDF)


Dwayne Shmel's handout on video rocketry (from August 2007 meeting, PDF)


"An Overview of Regulations Regarding Rocket Motors" (from april 2003 meeting, PDF v4)


Ted Cochran's presentation on altitude tracking (from June 2002 meeting, PDF v4)


MASA NARTREK Bronze Info sheet (from May 2002 meeting, PDF v4)


Alan Estenson's information on tube fin rockets from the June 2001 meeting (PDF v4)


Ted's advice for building and flying rockets with groups of kids


Tips & tricks for winter launching


MASA member Glen Overby has put together some informative pages at his web site:

Altimeter bays

Radio beacons & tracking

Files coming soon.

Plans

Stomp rocket kit instructions (PDF v4)  Plans for converting an air-powered stomp rocket for flight on model rocket motors.


Ted's launch controller


Steve Robb's 8-pad launch controller article (PDF v4)


Schematic for Steve's 8-pad controller (PDF)


Inspired by Steve Robb's original plans, rocketeer Scott Myers has designed a new launch controller system.  He has written a thorough document detailing his design and has kindly allowed MASA to make it available for download here.  Thanks Scott! Scott_Myers_launch_controller_REV-5a.pdf

Files coming soon.