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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 Daylight Savings Time (March 8, 2020  - November 1, 2020, March 14, 2021 - November 7, 2021)
Central Standard Time (November 1, 2020 - March 14, 2021)

FNL Competition Google Calendar 

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Spring Webinar Flyer

Sep 28, 2020 Zoom Informational Telecon @ 4:00 pm 
Oct 12, 2020  Early Bird Non-binding Notice of Intent to Compete Due
Letter of Request to participate in Rocketry Workshop Due
Oct 15-17, 2020 Visit FNL at the AISES Virtual Conference https://conference.aises.org/
 Oct 20, 2020 Zoom Informational Telecon @ 4:00 pm
Oct 26, 2020 Non-binding Notice of Intent to Compete Due
Letter of Request to participate in Rocketry Workshop Due
Oct 30, 2020 Selection Announcement
Nov TBD, 2020 Rocket Certification Workshop(s)
Nov 3, 2020 Zoom Kick-off Meeting @ 4:00 pm 
Nov 9, 2020

Zoom Proposal and Budget Webinar @ 6:00 pm 
Presented by: Aaron Ashley
                     FNL Project Assistant
                     Systems Engineer at Raytheon Missiles & Defense
                     Crow Creek Sioux and Omaha

Nov 16,  2020 Zoom Project Management Webinar @ 5:00 pm
Presented by: Orson John

                      FNL Competition Judge
                      Quality Engineer at NASA Goddard
                      Navajo Nation

Nov 23, 2020 Award Acceptance Material Due
Proposal and Preliminary Budget Due 
Dec 3, 2020 Zoom Preliminary Design Review Development Webinar @ 4:00 pm 
Presented by: Aaron Ashley
                     FNL Project Assistant
                     Systems Engineer at Raytheon Missiles & Defense
                     Crow Creek Sioux and Omaha
Dec 10, 2020 Zoom RockSim Webinar @ 2:00 pm
Presented by: Mark Abotossaway

                      FNL Advisor Liaison
                      Aundeck Omni Kaning Ojibwe First Nation

TBD Rocket Certification Workshop(s)
Jan 25, 2021 Zoom Avionics & Altimeter Webinar @ 6:00 pm - NEW DATE!
Presented by: Shane Justice
                      Principal Systems Engineer at Raytheon Missiles & Defense
Jan 25, 2021 Preliminary Design Report (PDR) Due
Flight Demo Due 
Jan 28, 2021 Zoom Recovery Webinar @ 5:00 pm
Presented by: Bill Bertoldi
                      Retired FNL Assistant

                      Frank Nobile
                      FNL Technical Advisor
Feb 1-4,
 2021
Zoom PDR Virtual Presentations 
Feb 3, 2021 Patch Design Due 
Feb 8, 2021

Zoom Structures Webinar @ 4:00 pm
Presented by: Kelsey Kawaguchi
                       Systems Engineer at Boeing
                       Native Hawaiian

                       Mark Abotossaway
                       FNL Advisor Liaison
                       Aundeck Omni Kaning Ojibwe First Nation

Feb 11, 2021 Telecon Advisor Meeting @ 2:00 pm 
Feb 15, 2021 Zoom Critical Design Report Development Webinar @ 6:00 pm 
Presented by: Aaron Ashley
                     FNL Project Assistant
                     Systems Engineer at Raytheon Missiles & Defense
                     Crow Creek Sioux and Omaha
Feb 18, 2021 Official Team Roster and Team Bio Due
Lodging List Form Due
Team Member Registration and Applications Due
Team Bios and Team Photo Due 
Mar 1, 2021 Critical Design Review Due
Final Motor Selection Due
Request for Certification Launch Due
Patch Design Due 
Mar 5, 2021 Reimbursements Due (First Payout) 
Mar 8-11, 2021 Zoom CDR Virtual Presentations
Initial Virtual Safety Inspection with WSGC (as needed) 
Mar 22, 2021 Zoom Flight Readiness Review Development & Testing Webinar @ 4:00 pm 
Presented by: Aaron Ashley
                     FNL Project Assistant
                     Systems Engineer at Raytheon Missiles & Defense
                     Crow Creek Sioux and Omaha

                     Joshua John
                     Senior Systems Engineer 2 at Raytheon Missiles & Defense
                     FNL Competition Judge
                     Navajo
Apr 5, 2021 Flight Readiness Review (FRR)
Outreach Forms Due 
Apr 6, 2021 Teleconference Advisor Meeting @ 2:00 pm 
Apr 7-11, 2021 Student Launch Initiative (Mars Next Step Award 2020)
Apr 12-15, 2021 Final Virtual Safety Inspection with WSGC/TRA
Apr 19, 2021 Oral Presentations PPT Due 
Apr 22, 2021 Teams Arrive in Wisconsin
Apr 23, 2021 Welcome Breakfast/Competition Kick-off @ 8:00 am - Carthage College
Team Workday, Motor Build Workshop, Breakout Sessions, Final Safety Inspection @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm - Carthage College
Oral Presentations @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Carthage College
Apr 24, 2021 Launch Day @ 7:30 am - 3:00 pm - Richard Bong Recreational Park in Kansasville, WI
Closing Banquet @ 6:30 pm - Carthage College
Apr 25, 2021 Launch Rain Date, Certification Launches @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Richard Bong 
May 10, 2021 Final Reimbursements Due
Post Launch Assessment Review (PLAR) Report Due
2-3 Team Project Photos Due 
Jun 1, 2021 Notification of Winners
TBA RockOn! 2021 @ Wallops Flight Facility (Moon Next Step Award 2020, 2021)
TBA Grand Prize Trip to a NASA Center (Moon and Mars Challenge Prize Winners)
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