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WVU Experimental Rocketry Team

West Virginia University’s Experimental Rocketry Team welcomes students from any and all majors! We'll teach you everything you need to know about rockets from square one, so you can find what you enjoy most and participate in the aspects of the team that interest you!

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The Rocketry Team at a local launch

WVU Finishes Second in Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition

rocketry team members and winning rocket   
West Virginia University’s Experimental Rocketry team overcame near catastrophic setbacks to capture second place in the 10,000 foot-launch category at the second annual Spaceport America Cup. 

Read more about the competition here!

From Left: Casey Wilson, Zach Maddams, Tucker Johnson, Gene Cilento (Former Statler College Dean), Matt Hines, and Dan Bennett

WVUER Free Bird for Spaceport America Cup 2018 

Wondering what it takes to build and launch a competition-class rocket? Check out this awesome video made by Ernie Marsh documenting the design, construction, motor testing, and flight of "Free Bird"! The team's 2018 entry for the Spaceport America Cup 30k SRAD competition!

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