We welcomed a new member, Curtis, and talked about all facets of CORSA. We made plans for the upcoming launch, and changed the start time from 10:00 to 11:00, hoping to avoid some of the morning chill. We also talked about launch fees at our club launches. Ed encouraged the … Continue… →
At our October meeting, the big news was that Lloyd Newman, the founder and director of CORSA, has had to step away from the club for personal reasons. Ed Hingsbergen was chosen to step in as new director. We discussed our experience at the Cub Scout launch, and the things … Continue… →
In September, we again partnered with Cub Scout troop 701 for a launch at Freedom Park in Sunbury. The Scouts brought and flew a wide variety of Ready-to-Fly rockets and kits they’d assembled. The enthusiasm and excitement of the Scouts was contagious; the CORSA members had as good a time … Continue… →
At our meetings in April through September, we of course discussed business, and planned a couple launches. We also shared construction techniques and practices, and did some hands-on kit building. This was great experience, for both the beginners and the experienced model builders.
Since our last meeting we received a letter from the IRS determining that we meet all of the criteria for a community charity. The Central Ohio Rocketry & Spacemodeling Alliance is officially recognized as a 501(c)(3) non profit corporation. Ok, perhaps not big rocketry news, but it in 6 months … Continue… →
We had a special guest drop by at the beginning of our meeting! Dr. David Robertson, Physics Professor at Otterbein University, stayed after his last class to see how we liked our “new digs”. Dave shared his appreciation of our alliance and thinks that more students will get involved as … Continue… →
We started the New Year in our new home at Otterbein University. We want to express our gratitude to the University, the Physics Department, for the use of the facility, as well as Drs. David Robertson &and Aaron Reinhard of the Physics Department for meeting with us in November and … Continue… →
Ed Hingsbergen NAR 71396 took this video with the Estes Oracle video rocket on a D12 motor, July 5, 2009.
Cub Scout troop 701 in Sunbury, Ohio successfully launched their rocket projects this past Sunday. CORSA provided full launch support which allowed the scouts the experience a genuine NAR sport launch. Each flier filled out a launch card every time they flew. Erich Zahn provided assistance with packing recovery systems, … Continue… →
By- Erich Zahn NAR 98427 and President of the Rocket Club at The Ohio State University The purpose of the Ohio State rocket launch was to give our new members experience building and launching a low powered rocket (LPR) and also to have fun. Considering many of the new … Continue… →