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Launch 2 Learn Rocket Certification Workshop

First Nations Launch logo Launch 2 Learn: Introductory Rocket Workshop


@ Carthage College: November 4-5, 2023
@ Virtual: January 20–21, 2024

Caliber ISP

*Collegiate AISES Chapters*
*Tribal Colleges and Universities*
*Native American-Serving Nontribal Institutions*


  • Build a Caliber-ISP 38 MM high-powered rocket
  • Learn rocketry terms, flight dynamics, etc.
  • Create a RockSim flight simulation
  • Launch rocket for Level 1 TRA rocket certification

Sample FNL23 In-Person Workshop Schedule
Sample FNL23 Virtual Workshop Schedule

Launch 2 Learn Workshop Flyer

Team Guidelines
  • Teams may have up to three team members eligible to attend (advisor, team lead, team member) a workshop (@ Carthage College: Maximum 15 participants/@ Virtual: Maximum 30 participants).
  •  All participants receive Level 1 Rocket Kit, Motor, and Level 1Tripoli Rocketry Association Certification upon a successful flight
  • WSGC provides travel funds for individuals attending the in-person workshop at Carthage College and/or travel funds to attend a local launch site event to attempt the Level 1 certification launch after the virtual workshop.

First Nations Launch 2023 Launch 2 Learn workshop participants work on preparing their fins for t... Faculty Advisors submit a Notice of Intent (NOI) to compete by September 25, 2023, for the November 4-5, 2023, in-person workshop at Carthage College, and by December 18, 2023, for the January 20-21, 2024, virtual workshop.

  • Faculty Advisors must list the L2L applicant on the NOI Team Roster for the student to be eligible to participate.
  • Student applicants must CREATE a profile in the NASA STEM Gateway, REGISTER on the WSGC website, and APPLY to the First Nations Launch program on the grant application page in order to be eligible to participate.

When submitting registration to the workshop below, please include a completed copy of a Tripoli or NAR Membership Application. Our recommendation for in-person attendees would be to complete a Tripoli Membership form. The forms when being submitted below, do not need to include payment information as we will submit them on behalf of the workshop cohort. 
Tripoli Membership Application
National Association of Rocketry Membership Application


Group photo of some participants from the FNL23 In-Person Launch 2 Learn Workshop in October 2023 FNL23 Judge Genevieve Bennally with her level 1 certification rocket during the October in-person...

Workshop Application. Complete each section and remember to hit “Submit” at the bottom of the form.  

All fields marked with asterisk (*) are required.

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Faculty Advisors should select 'Faculty Advisor'
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Gateway Application*
Students, Advisor, and Co-Advisors must create a profile on the NASA STEM Gateway for the First Nations Launch Program. Judges select N/A.
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Competition Application*
Students: Indicate whether or not you have submitted an application to First Nations Rocket Competition using the WSGC application portal. Faculty Advisors indicate whether you have submitted an application to the Rocket Launch Team (NOI) on the WSGC portal. Judges select no.
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Select which competition your team will participate in for the competition. Judges select N/A.
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Workshop Location*
Individuals attending the virtual workshop must provide a rocket supply mailing address below.
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Hotel Accommodations
Individuals attending the in-person workshop at Carthage College should select which days hotel accommodations are needed.
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Please supply an address at which you will be able to receive supplies between the dates of December 18, 2023, and January 6, 2024. If your team will be building your rockets together, you may all submit the same address for shipping.
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Tripoli Rocketry Association provides three member age categories: : Junior (Under 18); Student (18-24 with student ID); and Senior (18 and older). Please provide your date of birth.
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Please download and fill in a membership application to Tripoli or NAR from above and upload a copy of the completed application here.
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Please review and check the following statements:*

Funded through NASA Cooperative Agreement #80NSSC20M0123.
Sponsored by Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium.

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