1999 Midwest Rockets for Schools Agenda

May 14-15, 1999, Sheboygan, WI

Subject to change

Friday, May 14

Rocket Teams and Rockets must be checked-in by 12 noon at the Armory

12:00-12:15 pm Welcome and Introductions
12:15-1:15 pm US Astronaut - Frederick Sturckow
1:15-1:30 pm Break
1;30-1:40 pm Rocketry/Launch Team Presentation
1:40-1:50 pm Payload Team Presentation
1:50-2:00 pm Range/Ground Safety Team Presentations
2:00-2:10 pm Recovery Team Presentation
2:10-2:20 pm Weather Balloon Project
2:20-2:30 pm Mission Control
2:30-2:45 pm Break

Concurrent Student Sessions & Special Parent/Educator Workshops
6:30-6:40 pm Announcements
6:40 pm Adjourn
7:00-8:45 pm Gym & Swim - South High School

Saturday, May 15

7:45 am Students Report to Armory for Weather Update

Student Launches
Morning Balloon Launches

11:30-12:15 pm Lunch (Students follow allotted times)
1:15 pm Super Loki Launch
2:45 pm 1st Special Project Launch
3:15 pm 2nd Special Project Launch
3:45 pm Student Launch Award Ceremony
4:15 pm Debrief
4:30 pm Adjourn

This schedule is subject to change due to any unforeseen weather conditions. Rockets are not guaranteed to launch if there is inclement weather. A "rain day" is set for Sunday, May 16 in the chance that launches are cancelled.

(Exhibitor's setup is Thursday, May 13, from 9am to 7pm or Friday, May 14, 8am to 10:30 am.)

If you have questions regarding the launch weekend, please call Space Education Initiatives at (920) 458-1400, ext 252, from May 12-16.

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