Goddard Visitor Center 8800 Greenbelt Rd Greenbelt, Maryland 20771 United States
Phone: (301) 286-8981
Join NARHAMS at the Goddard Visitor Center on ICESat Road in Greenbelt for the annual “Apollo” model rocket contest on July 20, 2014. Attempt to land your model rocket within a “moon” drawn on the ground. Trophies & model rocket prizes awarded to the top youth & adult finishers. The contest is free. On-site registration is required on contest day. You must bring your own rocket & motors or purchase at the Goddard Gift Shop. For more details download the Goddard Contest flyer at http://www.narhams.org or call (301) 286-8981 Tuesday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
This year is the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Demonstration flights of scale models of NASA rockets including the Saturn V-Apollo rocket that took astronauts to the moon will take place before the contest starts. A station will be made available at which we will offer assistance for contest flight preparations and rocket repairs, etc.