Rockets for Delaware - Schedule

Sussex, Kent and New Castle Counties!
Open to the General Public

All Activites Are A Go - Rain or Shine

Schools and Youth Groups interested in participating, please click on the links below:

DASEF (Delaware AeroSpace Education Foundation), in conjunction with the Delaware Space Grant Consortium and other state agencies, are sponsoring Delaware’s fifteenth Rockets for Delaware in Cape Henlopen State Park on Saturday May 5, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Rockets designed and constructed by Delaware students and youth groups will be launched all day. Outdoor/tent event, from 9 – 1:00 p.m., will feature displays, launches of canister, bottle, single stage, and advanced rockets. Food available. Park entrance fee is $4.00 for Delaware residents and $8 for others. All events rain or shine.

Visit under programs, call (302) 834-1978 or e-mail

7:30 a.m. Exhibitors Set-up  Parade Field/Main Tent
Awards will be announced approximately 20 minutes after
each event at the stage on the Parade Field.
9:00-1:00 p.m. Announcements/Events/Awards/Exhibits  
9:00-12:30 p.m. Exhibits/Demonstrations  
9:00-10:00 Bottle Rocket Registration & Judging  Blue & Gold Registration Tent//Main Tent
10:00-11:30 Bottle Rocket Launch* West side of Parade Field
9:00-9:30 Model Rockets/DASEF Rockets Registration East side of Parade Field 
9:30-10:00 Model Rockets/DASEF Rockets Judging Parade Field
10:00-12:00 Model Rockets/DASEF Rockets* Parade Field
10:00-10:20 Canister Rockets Registration & Judging Blue & Gold Registration Tent
10:20-11:00 Canister Rocket Launch Challenge*  Main Tent
10:15-10:45 Advanced Rockets: Registration/Display & Judging Blue & Gold Registration Tent/Main Tent
10:50-11:30 Load Motors: Advanced Model Rockets East side of Parade Field
11:20 Logo/Naming/Announced Parade Field
11:30-12:00 Balloon Launch and Lunch Center of Parade Field
12:00-1:00 Advanced Model Rocket Launches* East side of Parade Field
Phone: 302.659.5003
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