The world’s premier undergraduate research group for experimental rocket technologies.


We are focused on pushing the state-of-the-art in rocket technology

Armed with determination and the goal of putting a scratch-built rocket into space, USCRPL aims to successfully launch and recover the world's first entirely student-designed and -fabricated rocket past the Karman line, the recognized boundary of space at 100 km (328,084 ft).


"We do these things...

not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win."

- President John F. Kennedy



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