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Launch 2 Learn Rocket Certification Workshop

First Nations Launch logo Launch 2 Learn: Introductory Rocket Workshop


@ Carthage College: October 22–23, 2022
@ Virtual: January 20–21, 2023


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 In-Person Schedule 2021
Sample Virtual Schedule 2022

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.

Launch 2 Learn Workshop Faculty Advisors submit a Notice of Intent (NOI) to compete by September 26, 2022, for the October 22-23, 2022, in-person workshop at Carthage College, and by December 16, 2022, for the January 20-21, 2023, 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 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.



Launch 2 Learn 2019 Certification Launch

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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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 should select no.
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Select which competition your team will participate in for the competition.
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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 19, 2022, and January 6, 2023. 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 review and check the following statements:*


Funded through NASA Cooperative Agreement #80NSSC19M0036 and #80NSSC20M0123.
Sponsored by Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium.

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