ROL NEWS--NARCON 2006 Events Announced

NARCON 2006 Events Announced
February 27, 2006
Web posted at: 1:13 PM EST
(ROL Newswire) -- NARCON 2006 (Annual Technical Conference for the
National Association of Rocketry), will be held on March 10-12 at the
University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Among the many events will be a Model
and High Power Rocket Safety Program where Warren Benson will discuss
the safety program used by the NASA/Houston Rocket Club (which is based
on the use of checklists created with help and encouragement from the
Johnson Space Center safety department). Participants will learn
techniques to insure their rockets will work properly and return to fly
again. Another event will be The Rocketry Education Pipeline. Vince
Huegele from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center will discuss using the
NASA Explorers Institute to develop new methods of reaching out to
teachers and their students. Sport Rocketry Magazine¹s editor Tom Beach
will speak about the publication. A NAR Town Hall Meeting will take
place where NAR President Mark Bundick will conduct an open meeting for
all attending NAR members. Boxed lunches will be delivered to the room
the Town Hall meeting is held in (this meeting will be held during
lunch). The presidents of four successful NAR sections will present
³Care and Feeding of a NAR Section² to discuss and answer questions
about some of their unique challenges. Participation in the discussion
is encouraged by giving ideas and feedback about successes and
challenges. Additionally, a wide range of other events will take place,
including some genuine space science and special guests. For full
information, check out the website at
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