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First Nations Launch Dates/Deadlines

Zoom Presentations and Meetings:  https://zoom.us/j/99258659434
Teleconference Meetings:  262.551.6272

All reports shall be submitted prior to 11:59 PM Central Time.  
Central Standard Time (November 7, 2021 - March 12, 2022)
Central Daylight Time (Ends November 6, 2021 and begins March 13, 2022)

FNL Competition Google Calendar 

FNL Fall Webinar Poster

Sep 14, 2021 Informational Meeting @ 4:00 pm CDT (Zoom)
Sep 24, 2021  Visit FNL at the AISES Conference https://conference.aises.org/
Sep 27, 2021 Early Bird Non-binding Notice of Intent to Compete Due (Moon/Mars)
Launch 2 Learn Level I Rocket Certification @ Carthage College Request Due 
Oct 8-10, 2021 Launch 2 Learn Level I Rocket Certification Workshop @ Carthage College (registration required)
Oct 15, 2021 Visit FNL at the AISES Virtual Conference https://conference.aises.org/
 Oct 19, 2021 Informational Meeting @ 4:00 pm CDT (Zoom)
Oct 22, 2021 Non-binding Notice of Intent to Compete Due (Moon/Mars)
Request for Virtual Rockery Workshop Due
Oct 26, 2021 Rocketry Mentorship Webinar @ 4:00 pm CDT (Zoom)
Oct 29, 2021 Selection Announcement (Moon/Mars)
Nov TBD, 2021 Launch 2 Learn Rocket Certification Virtual Workshop (Registration Required)
Nov 2, 2021 Kick-off Meeting @ 4:00 pm CDT (Zoom) (Moon/Mars)
Nov 9, 2021 Introduction to RockSim Webinar @ 4:00 pm CST (Zoom)
Nov 16, 2021 Proposal, Budget, and Design Review Development Webinar @ 4:00 pm CST (Zoom) (Moon/Mars)
Nov 19, 2021 Award Acceptance Material Due (Moon/Mars)
Nov 22, 2021 Proposal Due (Moon/Mars)
Preliminary Budget Due (Moon/Mars)
Nov 30, 2021 Grant Management Webinar @ 4:00 pm CST (Zoom)
Dec 7, 2021 Project Management Webinar @ 4:00 pm CST (Zoom)
Dec 14, 2021 Structures Webinar @ 4:00 pm CST (Zoom)
Dec 17, 2021 Notice of Intent to Compete Due (Gateway)
Jan 3, 2022 Selection Announcement (Gateway)
Jan 4, 2022 Kick-off Meeting @ 4:00pm CST (Zoom) (Gateway)
Jan 11, 2022 Payload Design Webinar @ 4:00 pm CST (Zoom)
Jan 17, 2022 Award Acceptance Material Due (Gateway)
Jan 18, 2022 Avionics/Altimeters Webinar @ 4:00 pm CST (Zoom)
Jan 24, 2022 Preliminary Design Review (PDR) Report Due (Moon/Mars); Flysheet (Gateway)
Flight Demo Due - Upload rocket demo flight video on Facebook and/or Twitter
Jan 31-Feb 3, 2022 PDR Virtual Presentations (Zoom) (Gateway/Moon/Mars) 
Feb 8, 2022 Recovery Webinar @ 4:00 pm CST (Zoom)
Feb 15, 2022 Build & Assembly Techniques Webinar @ 4:00 pm CST (Zoom)
Feb 21, 2022 Patch Design Due
Feb 22, 2022 Advisor/Mentor Meeting @ 4:00 pm CST (Zoom)
Feb 28, 2022 Critical Design Review (CDR) Report Due (Moon/Mars); Flysheet (Gateway)
Final Motor Selection Due (Gateway/Moon/Mars)
Official Team Roster & Lodging List Due (Gateway/Moon/Mars)
Team Bio Due (Gateway/Moon/Mars)
Team Photo Due (Gateway/Moon/Mars)
All Team Member Registration on WSGC Website & FNL Application Due (Gateway/Moon/Mars)
Mar 4, 2022  Reimbursements Due (First payout) (Gateway/Moon/Mars)
Mar 7-10, 2022  CDR Virtual Presentations/Initial Virtual Safety Inspection with WSGC (Zoom) (Gateway/Moon/Mars)
 Mar 22, 2022 Launch Operations Webinar @ 4:00 pm CDT (Zoom)
Mar 29, 2022 Data Analysis Webinar @ 4:00 pm CDT (Zoom)
Apr 4, 2022  Flight Readiness Review (FRR) Report Due (Moon/Mars); Flysheet (Gateway)
Educational Outreach Forms Due (Gateway/Moon/Mars)
Apr 11-14, 2022 Final Virtual Safety Inspection with Tripoli Rocketry Association (Zoom) (Gateway/Moon/Mars)
Apr 12, 2022 Advisor/Mentor Meeting @ 4:00 pm CDT (Zoom)
Apr 18, 2022 Oral Presentations PPT Due (Gateway/Moon/Mars)
Apr 20, 2022 Teams Arrive in Wisconsin (Optional for teams requiring additional workday on 4/21)
Apr 21, 2022 Teams Arrive in Wisconsin
Team Workday (Optional - workspace available 12pm-4pm)
Apr 22, 2022 Welcome Breakfast/Competition Kick-off @ 8:00 am CDT - Carthage College, Kenosha, WI
Team Workday, Motor Build Workshop, Breakout Sessions, Final Safety Inspection @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm CDT – Carthage College
Oral Presentations @ 6:00 – 9:00 pm CDT – Carthage College (Gateway/Moon/Mars)

 Apr 23, 2022 Launch Day @ 7:30 am – 3:00 pm CDT – Richard Bong Recreational Park, Kansasville, WI
Closing Banquet @ 6:30 pm CDT – Carthage College
  Apr 24, 2022 Launch Rain Date, Certification Launches @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm CDT – Richard Bong
  Apr 20-24, 2022 Student Launch Initiative (Mars Next Step Award 2021)
May 9, 2022 Final Reimbursements Due (Gateway/Moon/Mars)
Post Launch Assessment Review (PLAR) Report Due (Gateway/Moon/Mars)
2-3 Team Project Photos Due
Jun 1, 2022 Notification of Winners
Summer TBD, 2022 RockOn! 2022 @ Wallops Flight Facility (Moon Next Step Award 2022)
Summer TBD, 2022  Grand Prize Trip to a NASA Center (Moon and Mars Challenge Grand Prize Winners)
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