This article is from the Model Rockets FAQ, by Wolfram von Kiparski with numerous contributions by others.
Aside from going to college and earning an aerospace engineering degree,
there are organizations dedicated to the serious pursuit of research and
development in the field of amateur rocketry. The editor
suggests contacting one of the organizations listed below. These
suggestions are not endorsements, and the author of Part 14 of the FAQ
is personally unfamiliar with these organizations.
Mojave Rocket and Technical Society
Pacific Rocket Society
1825 North Oxnard Blvd., Suite 24
Oxnard, CA 93030
Established in 1946.
Reaction Research Society
P.O. Box 90306
World Way Postal Center
Los Angeles, CA 90009