Illinois Space Society Updates


Student Launch Subscale Launch

The Illinois Space Society’s NASA Student Launch team launched their subscale rocket on December 10, 2016. Check it out below and read more about the competition on the Illinois Student Launch page (iss.ae.illinois.edu/tech/studentlaunch)



High Altitude Balloon Launched

The Illinois Space Society’s Pilot Projects Team launched their High Altitude Balloon this past Saturday. The balloon reached an apogee of around 78,000 ft, flying at a speed of around 191 mph. The payload landed in Marysville, OH (~300 miles from launch site).High Altitude Balloon Launched!


















ISS T-Shirt and Polo Order Forms

We are selling Illinois Space Society Polos! They will be black polos for $25 each and will come in various sizes!They are great to wear at ISS related formal events such as competitions, presentations, and conferences. You should definitely get one if you’re involved in tech projects and are thinking about going to ISS trips in the future! Below is a picture of ISS members wearing them at the Student Launch competition! The link to order them is below.

We are also selling ISS T-Shirts! These shirts can be seen below. The Polo will be $25 and the T-Shirt will be $10.



ISS Polo/T-Shirt Order Form

ISS Polo PayPal Link

ISS T-Shirt PayPal Link



Technical Project Updates

The Student Launch Team successfully launched their subscale rocket as well as submitted their Critical Design Review

Space Grant launched their subscale and is working on their Preliminary Design Review

RASC-AL is working on their proposal due this week!

Micro-g was accepted into their competition and is working on communicating with their mentor to go over their design

The Hybrid Engine is working towards a second hot fire in the coming weeks



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