These pages are just a quick introduction to the hobby. There is an immense amount of information on-line. Below are some of the high points from the web.
- Rocketry Online is the portal for rocketry. Make sure to browse right here on INFOcentral for much more in-depth information. The Forums provide a way to ask follow and participate in discussions on rocketry topics and to ask for help or more information.
- The rec.models.rockets FAQ is detailed and well-organized. This is a great place to go after this page.
- Rocketry.org is a portal for amateur rocketry information. Start here for more information about amateur (experimental) rocketry.
- The National Association of Rocketry is the oldest hobby rocketry organization and is primarily focused on model and mid-power rocketry. You can find information on clubs near you on their web site and going to a local launch is a fantastic way to get involved.
- The Tripoli Rocketry Association is the U.S. national organization devoted to high-power rocketry. There should be a Tripoli prefecture or two in your state and you can probably attend a high-power launch within a month or two.
- The Canadian Association of Rocketry is the Canadian national hobby organization.
- Model Rocketry - From the Ground Up is a site devoted to beginner information. This is a great site for more a in-depth introduction to model rocketry.
- Space Team Online is a nice site on rocketry for educators, including many low-cost projects for the classroom.
- See the Rocketry Online special report on Getting Legal for more detailed information on regulation at the U.S. national level.
Submitted by: John Coker