There's lots of info out there on the web about model and high-power rocketry, so we've compiled links to some of the sites we think you'll find useful in building and flying rockets.
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National Association of Rocketry (NAR)
The National Association of Rocketry (NAR) supports sport and competition flying of both model and high power rocketry. It holds an annual national competition (NARAM) and a national sport launch (NSL) along with other events. The NAR also sanctions local affiliated clubs ("Sections") and launches throughout the country. It provides insurance, publications, technical services as well as other membership benefits.
Tripoli Rocketry Association (TRA)
The Tripoli Rocketry Association (TRA) is mainly concerned with high power rocketry (although many of its' members fly rockets of all sizes). It hosts an annual national high power launch (LDRS). Like the NAR, Tripoli sanctions local affiliated clubs ("Prefects") and launches throughout the country. It also provides insurance, publications, and other membership benefits.
Canadian Association of Rocketry (CAR)
Similar to the NAR, Association canadienne de fuséologie is a volunteer run organization, open to anyone with a keen desire to safely participate in high power or model rocketry. High power rocketry has grown quickly in popularity, and the CAR-ACF and its affiliate clubs are hosting high power events on a routine basis.
European Model Rocketry (EMR)
Europe´s largest rocketry resource.
The Rocketry Forum
Popular online forum devoted to Model and High Power Rocketry.
ONLINE SCALE DATA SOURCES
All the sites listed here may not be directly aimed at model builders, but they do contain information, photos and the like that can be of benefit to building scale models.
Directory of U.S. Military Rockets and Missiles
"Presents concise information about all missiles and rockets, which have received a numerical designation in the DOD's joint Designation System for Unmanned Aerospace Vehicles since 27 June 1963."
Photos, general info, some dimensional data and more links on a lot of rockets and missiles.
As of January 2014, the website includes over 1500 photographs and over 500 original illustrations of space hardware, spacecraft and rockets.
Photo gallery and fact sheets on every rocket and missile program flown from Cape Canaveral.
White Sands Missile Range Museum
Website is sponsored by the White Sands Missile Range Historical Foundation and dedicated to the support of the White Sands Missile Range Museum to collect, house, catalogue, preserve, display, and maintain the history of White Sands Missile Range.
Has lots of pictures and some basic info on a variety of missiles and rockets tested at White Sands,
"This site will try to give you an accurate account of the design, production and combat deployment of this weapon during World War 2."
Has photos, videos and some direct modeling info.
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