CAA notice regarding commercial rocket flights

UKRA council hopes that all fliers are well and have enjoyed the extra build time available during lockdown. With the relaxation of the lockdown rules flying may soon be viable. Please ensure that you are adhering to your club and local authority guidance. We hope that you're able to benefit from the exceptional weather we're currently experiencing.

New UK Altitude record

Team Sunr1de at the University of Sheffield successfully set a new UK national altitude record at Spaceport America, New Mexico, USA on Friday 21st June 2019.

The rocket 'Helen' reached an altitude of 36,274 ft on a CTI N5800 C-Star motor and was successfully recovered

rocket launch

UKRA Council Resignation

UKRA regrets to announce the resignation of Charles Simpson from the UKRA Council. Charles is resigning to pursue other interests, including his own rocketry.

Charles has been an enormous contributor to rocketry for decades and has worked tirelessly behind the scenes to improve the hobby for all members of the community, especially with regard to how rocketry is viewed by government and the authorities.

UKRA Team Project Support Rollout

The UKRA Safety & Technical Team are please to be able to roll out the updated Team Project Support (TPS) scheme.

This scheme - developed with universities and higher education in mind - is now available for applications.
Please visit the Team Project Support page for further details and to read about the successes of the first (trial) team from the University of Sheffield.