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First Nations Launch Dates/Deadlines

15 September 2017 Announcement of Opportunity
2 October 2017  Informational Telecon @ 7 pm CST (Telecon # 262.551.2124)
16 October 2017
Notice of Intent Due
6 November 2017

Kick-Off Meeting @ 7 pm CST (Telecon # 262.551.2124)

13 November 2017
Award Acceptance Material Due
6 November 2017
Kick-Off Meeting @ 7 pm CST (Telecon # 262.551.2124)
4 December 2017 Proposal and Budget Due
16 January 2018 Team Roster and Flight Demo Due 
2 February 2018 Preliminary Design Review (PDR) Due
23 February 2018 Final Motor Selection Due 
9 March 2018 Reimbursements Due to National Space Grant Foundation Office
12 March 2018

Critical Design Review (CDR) Due
Team Photo Due
Final Team Roster Due
Last Day to secure Wyndham Garden Kenosha Harborside Lodging (Register through WSGC Office)

17 March 2018

Virtual Safety Review Meeting
Plan to attend a 15-minute Virtual Meeting between 2-5 pm CST.  Specific schedule TBD

2-6 April 2018

Final Virtual Inspection

9 April 2018

Flight Readiness Review (FRR) Due

19 April 2018

Flight Readiness Oral Presentations (Maximum 6 minutes/8 PowerPoint Slides) 

20 April 2018 Final Workshop at Carthage College
21 April 2018 First Nations Launch at Richard Bong Recreation Area in Kansasville, WI
22 April 2018 Launch Rain Date
7 May 2018 Post-Launch Assessment Review (PLAR) Due 
Final Reimbursements Due to National Space Grant Foundation Office
1 June 2018 Notifications of Winners
Summer 2018 Grand Prize trip to a NASA Center
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