The club has an ongoing project to get our members certified in designing, building, and launching Level 1 & 2 high-power rockets. We employ both kits and custom designs for the rocket body as well as developing our own payloads equipped with GPS, accelerometers, and atmospheric sensors. High-powered rocketry allows our members to develop skills using hand tools, CAD programs, and microprocessors as well as soldering, coding, and experiencing the joy of watching something you built soar into the air at hundreds of miles per hour. Most recently, team member Coleman Merchant '19 launched an independently-designed rocket to 40,000 feet at a test site in California's Mojave desert.