[Planet News] CMASS releases speaker list for NEMROC 2006

CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS SPACE MODELING SOCIETY
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SECTION 464
Released 19 September, 2006
For Immediate Release: NEMROC 2006 Presentations
NEMROC 2006 has developed a solid technical program for rocket nuts of
all ages. When you attend NEMROC 2006 this is who you will see, hear and
participate in 12 great presentations. They are:
Jim Flis, founder of FLISKITS, will discuss the pleasures and pains of
being the third largest model rocket kit manufacturer in the country. He
will also conduct several build sessions in the cafeteria.
Mark Mayfield, co-founder and president of MM Publishing Inc. in New
York City, and the editor-in-chief of Launch Magazine, a new national
bimonthly publication devoted to hobby rocketry, and Deborah L. Martin,
co-founder of MM Publishing Inc., and former managing editor of House
Beautiful magazine in New York will showcase their new magazine and
discuss how they got their magazine started.
Al Gloer and Greg Gardner of NERRF fame will discuss how the now classic
May event came to be.
Dick Nelson, the Founder of the Pearl River Rocketry Convention, will
discuss the good old days.
Glen Avalar, Long-time (30 years!) member of the NAR, having used MR in
a 'scouting' program for more than 15 years, is looking to pass on many
tips for beginers looking for 'the next step' in model rocket building.
A tool designer by trade, Glen shows how simple tools and techniques
make a BIG difference in the final appearance of your rocket. Adhesives
and finishingtechniques will be covered as well.
Bob Harrington, a long time model rocketeer, modeler and R/C flier, will
demonstrate the techniques of making cardstock rocket, and assist in the
build sessions conducted in the cafeteria.
Len Fehskens, another long timer, and well-know as an accomplished
designer of futuristic rockets, will conduct a session on mission driven
design approached in model rocketry. You will learn how to develop an
engineering based "from scratch" design using commercial modroc design
and simulation software.
Robert DeHate, L3, and founder of PICOALT, and one of the Animal from
Amimal Motor Works, will tell of his quest of ?MACH 3 or BUST? with a
report on his 65KFT flight at BALLS 2006.
Doug Gardei, a prolific flier and master of the WEB, will discuss HP
APCP motors and the rocket that go with them.
Bill Spadafora, President of CMASS and a rocketeer of 40 years, will
discuss the care and feeding of hybrids and the system sot launch them.
Ed Pattison-Gordon will for the second year running chair a forum on
TARC including What is TARC, How does CMASS support TARC, and highlights
our success stories.
Bob Krech, Senior Advisor of CMASS, a real rocket scientist, and Safety
Lead for SS2S, will discuss what is ?Beyond High Power: The World of
Amateur Rocketry? including the FIT JAMSTAR project and SS2S, Sugar Shot
2 Space, a ambitious international effort to launch a ?candy? motor
powered rocket into space.?
Mark your calendars. Come join us on Saturday, October 7, 2006 at the
Amesbury Middle School for NEMROC 2006. You don?t want to miss it.
More details are in the CMASS website.
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This list is attached as a .PDF for easy download and distribution.
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Bob Krech, CMASS Senior Advisor
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