This article is from the Model Rockets FAQ, by Wolfram von Kiparski with numerous contributions by others.
As has been covered in news stories, there is a University-based team
who are working on an amateur rocket (AusRoc), who have so far had
two spectacular failures, and one partial success.
For more on the AusRoc project, contact The Australian Space Research
Institute. If you would like to join the Australian Space Research
Institute write to:
PO Box 184
Ryde NSW 2112
The annual fee is AUS$25 for students and pensioners and AUS$100 for
normal membership. If you live overseas write for membership costs.
All member funds are used to support ASRI programs. Membership allows
* Vote at meetings
* Stand for election to the ASRI board of directors
* Receive of all ASRI newsletters and journals
* Provide payloads for Sighter (83 mm) and Zuni (127 mm) rockets