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Spaceport America Cup

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Spaceport America Cup 2024

Join us as we host thousands of the world's most ambitious collegiate rocketeers in a one-of-a-kind event.
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2024 Spaceport America Cup Launch Day 2
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Summary

Overview

SPACEPORT AMERICA CUP 2024

Over 1,700 students and faculty will gather in southern New Mexico for the 7th annual Spaceport America Cup in June of 2024.  Drawn by the opportunity to collaborate and compete at a world class spaceport facility, you represent the best and brightest from more than 150 colleges and universities located across the USA and around the world. 

Join us as we host thousands of the world's most ambitious collegiate rocketeers in a one-of-a-kind event. Part academic conference and part design-build-fly style competition, the Spaceport America Cup has something to offer students, faculty, industry representatives, and amateur aerospace aficionados alike.

 

The future beckons. 
​How will you answer the call?

Whether you are an academic, an industry representative, a retired professional, or simply a passionate amateur supportive of young minds who seek new horizons... there are many ways you may become a part of an event impacting the future of aerospace...

As a Sponsor...

You could interact with over 1,700 university STEM students from top ranked universities and colleges in a professional and competitive setting. Not only can your organization interact with them face to face but you can also learn about how their aerospace hardware performs in real world conditions. Finally, you will help make possible an event which inspires the best possible candidates for your company! 

As a Volunteer...

You will join a highly motivated and talented ESRA team which brings together the thousands of moving pieces to build the world's largest collegiate rocket engineering conference and competition. From directing crowds to directing launches and everything in between, we need you at the Spaceport America Cup! 

As a Judge...

You will join a group of respected experts and professionals who interact with the student teams to evaluate and score the deliverables, including technical design documents, overall team performance and launch success.  This team determines who will receive the coveted Genesis Trophy as the Overall Winner of the Spaceport America Cup.

As a Student... 

You will demonstrate your hard work on an international stage, in front of thousands of your peers, professors, and prospective employers. You will engage in design-build-fly style rocket and payload engineering competitions in a professional setting, at world class facilities, where the sky is not the limit!


 


Guidelines

Guidelines for Spaceport America Cup - Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition (IREC) are hosted on our website! 

You'll want to review the following documents:

  • IREC Rules and Requirements Document
  • IREC Design, Test, and Evaluation Guide
  • Integrated Master Schedule

www.soundingrocket.org/sa-cup-documents--forms.html

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Challenge Updates

TEAM STICKER PICKUP

June 20, 2024, 7:26 a.m. PDT by ESRA Registration Sierra Stockwell

Hello Teams,

 

Please send one member down to the information/lost and found tent when you’re available to pick up your team’s stickers. Please be patient and try not to create a long line, you can always come back later, we don’t want anyone to be stuck in the sun. If you have any issues with picking up your stickers today please comment below and we will get them to you another day. 

 

Thank you for your time,

Sierra Stockwell

Registration Coordinator


Windstorm damage this evening

June 19, 2024, 7:48 p.m. PDT by ESRA Executive Director

Teams, 

Please be aware that more than half of the large tents were significantly damaged due to the heavy windstorm this evening.

We have a repair crew enroute but there will be a lot of movement and adjusting, including much tighter spaces in the remaining safe tents.

Please be flexible and be prepared to work in a tighter space.

This was the largest windstorm ESRA has experienced to date at the VLA.


Livestream links for this week

June 18, 2024, 10:25 p.m. PDT by ESRA Livestream Logan Herrera

The links to the ESRA livestreams for this week are below. Teams are encouraged to comment their timestamps so we can add chapters to the streams.

All streams: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyWqDCTNcGrpqMc5MNuGrLQ/streams

Upcoming:

Past:


Tripoli Mentors - PINS AVAILABLE at the Tripoli Table

June 18, 2024, 12:25 p.m. PDT by ESRA Executive Director

For all Tripoli members who are actively mentoring a student team, please stop by the Tripoli table to get a mentor pin


Team Photos - Get in Line NOW -- TEAM PHOTOS

June 18, 2024, 10:33 a.m. PDT by ESRA Executive Director

Only have about 70 teams so far.   Only takes 5 mins.   Deadline is 4pm today

There will BE NO TEAM PHOTOS at the VLA


Forum217
Teams2.7K
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