Proposal Information

***Proposal Due January 17, 2014***

Application form is to be submitted by the faculty advisor.

For instructions on applying, please read the Tribal Rocket Application Instructions

On the Application form you will be asked to upload your proposal. Please include the following information in your proposal.

School Information

  • Name of Rocket Team
  • Name and Title of Team Captain
  • Name of Safety Officer (SO)
  • Names and Emails of Each Student Team Members
  • Names and Titles of Other Participants

Facilities/Equipment (list)

  • Description and availability
  • Faculty, Staff, equipment and supplies needed
  • Computer equipment
  • Preferred teleconferencing method

Safety Plan

  • Draft a safety plan including chemical, material, and equipment.
  • NAR High-Power Safety Code
  • FAA 14 CFR, subchapter F, part 101, subpart C
  • CFR part 55
  • NFPA 1127 "code for high power rocket motors"
  • Name and level of LEUP holder
  • Plan to purchase, store, transport, and use rocket motors.
  • Teams traveling, plan to transport and control propellant.
  • Written statement team understands and follow safety regs.
    • Tripoli will provide range inspections of each rocket before it is flown. Each school team shall comply with the determination of the safety inspection.
    • The Tripoli Range Safety Officer (TRSO) has the final say on all rocket safety issues. Therefore, the TRSO has the right to deny the launch of any rocket for safety reasons.
    • ANY TEAM THAT IS FOUND NONCOMPLIANT WITH SAFETY & MISSION ASSURANCE (S&MA) WILL NOT BE ABLE TO LAUNCH THEIR ROCKET.

For those of you who did not attend the workshop and are now submitting a proposal, you are eligible to receive RockSim Computer Program. To receive your license and software which allows installation on 5 computers, please contact the WSGC office at WSGC@uwgb.edu.

   *Helpful resources for creating your safety plan:

Technical Design

  • Proposed and detailed approach to rocket and payload design
    • Projected general vehicle dimensions
    • Projected motor type and size
    • Projected science payload
    • Address the primary requirements for rocket and payload
    • Include major challenges and solutions
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