Application Information - TO BE COMPLETED BY STUDENT APPLICANT

The National Museum of the United States Air Force (NMUSAF) will be hosting a team of students (must be in grade 6 through 12) to participate in the 2024/2025 American Rocketry Challenge (please see https://rocketcontest.org/ for more details on this exciting national-level STEM challenge). The contest runs from about July 2024 through May 2025. This program will be a major commitment in terms of the student's time and energy. (Approximately 5 hours each Saturday.) It may even include a trip to Virginia in May should the team place in national finals. Interested students: please complete this form to be considered for a position on the NMUSAF ARC team. Applications are being accepted until 5 pm on June 3, 2024.
Please note: the questions regarding your previous rocketry experience will not be used to determine eligibility for joining the team as much as a your demonstrated enthusiasm and commitment to participate fully.

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* Address

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* Student's grade level for school year 2024/2025?

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* Have you ever built a model rocket? This does not include water bottle rockets.

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* Have you ever launched a model rocket? This does not include water bottle rockets.

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* What is your current level of math (Algebra, Trig, Calculus, etc.)?

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* Do you have any experience with computer flight simulation programs (such as OpenRocket, RockSim, etc.)?

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* Please tell us why you would like to be a member of this ARC Team?

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* Please tell us what you expect to learn from being a member of a ARC team?

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* Please tell us why you think you would make a good team member for this ARC team?

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* Anything else you would like us to know about you in regards to joining this ARC team?

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* Are you willing to devote the amount of time required to this team? You will be asked to attend meetings, build sessions and launches.  As a member of the team, you will be asked to complete your share of the work and to consider this project to be one of your priorities. Please comment below to indicate your level of commitment to being on this rocket team:

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