SL5 - Agenda

Student Launch- SL5

May 20, 2011

Spaceport America

New Mexico student experiments are going to space on May 20, 2011 from Spaceport America. We will be launching a sounding rocket which will achieve a 65 mile altitude with 27 student experiments onboard.


6:30 am  Welcome & Safety Briefing

6:45 am Pat Hynes- Overview, Sponsor Recognition, Introductions, Announcements

7:00 am LAUNCH

7:15 am Launch Event - Glen Cerny, Moderator

  • Pat Hynes, Director, New Mexico Space Grant Consortium
  • Dovie Lacy, NASA, Program Manager, Summer of Innovation Program
  • Jon Barela, Cabinet Secretary, New Mexico Economic Development
  • Richard Holdridge, Chair, New Mexico Spaceport Authority
  • Christine Anderson, Executive Director, New Mexico Spaceport Authority
  • Dan Hicks, Chief of Staff, White Sands Missile Range
  • Jerry Larsen, President, UP Aerospace
  • Hai Li, Business Development Manager, Lockheed Martin

8:30 am Begin launch de-integration

10:00 am Guests load buses

  • Drive by tour of Terminal Hanger Facility
  • Depart Spaceport America


Student Teams

Student Team Deadlines

Current Student Experiments

Launch Testing