See our venue map!

Back To Schedule
Sunday, January 20 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Build Your Own Rocket

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule, view media, leave feedback and see who's attending!

Build your own Rocket, Safely! - Amateur rocketry and it's contributions to space science. Amateur rocketeers are now invading former NASA-only territory, with 200,000 ft altitude attempts and achievements. They are also contributing to commercial space - SpaceX, etc. - presentation by Chuck Piper - Rocket Ranch.


Charles J. (Chuck) Piper III

Adobe Valley Rocket Club
Chuck Piper will be presenting at the Build Your Own Rocket panel. He is a professional rocket propellant engineer, and was also a pioneer in the development of amateur high-power rocketry. He will be showing slides of rocket launches that took place from the early 1970s through the... Read More →
avatar for Laz


Rocket Scientist
Hailing from Los Angeles, Laz is an aerospace engineer whose spent nearly a decade working on various programs in the aerospace industry. He also builds and flies his own high-power rockets. He currently works at Griffith Observatory bridging the gap between complex engineering ideas... Read More →


Writer, scriptwriter, storyboard artist, engineer, I publish the Ratha or Named Series with Imaginator Press (www.imaginatorpress.com)
I'm working on a long-held dream - adapting my first Ratha book as a graphic novel. I'm doing this with several artists, my publisher, and others, such as musicians.

Sunday January 20, 2013 3:30pm - 4:30pm PST
Marriott: Blossom Hill I