Our Mission:

To maintain a sustainable team dedicated to the gaining of knowledge through the designing, building, and launching of reusable rockets and an innovative Autonomous Ground Support Equipment in accordance with the NASA Student Launch Initiative Guidelines


The 2014-2015 rocket utilizes a rib and stringer structure and a unique drag system.

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The 2014-2015 Team has embarked on a new challenge to create an autonomous ground support to perform a variety of functions, such as inserting a payload, raising the rocket, and inserting the igniter.


Flight Systems

Team A.R.E.S. will pursue a comprehensive Internal rocket system to include all experimental components, required electrical components, and necessary avionics. Together, these elements comprise the core areas of expertise within the Flight Systems team.

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Team A.R.E.S.'s goal is to engage and inspire children through hands-on activities and memorable learning experiences in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. In addition, Team A.R.E.S. plans to create a sustainable partnership with local high schools.

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2012-2013 Sponsors













Once the launch vehcile has landed the ground station will transmit the location data to the GPS Pendant. The GPS Pendant will then be able to direct the recovery team to the launch vehicle. 


FIRST Lego League Regional


FIRST, For Inspiration and Recognition in Science and Technology, is a series of international robotics competitions for students from 3rd -12th grades.  FIRST Lego League is an engineering competition designed for middle school children in which they build and compete with an autonomous MINDSTORMS robot. Every year there is a new competition centered on a theme exploring a real-world problem. 

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