June Launch is scrubbed due to Covid shutdown

Up next….
NYPOWER Tentatively Rescheduled July 24th -26th

Monroe Astronautical Rocket Society, MARS Club

MARS Rocketry is a family friendly rocketry club that flies at the National Warplane Museum airfield, just minutes from Rochester and only an hour from Buffalo, in Geneseo, NY. MARS is NAR’s oldest continually active section, and the largest rocketry club in New York state. Our launches host club members and guests flying rockets ranging in size from 1/4″A” powered Estes rockets to “N” powered monsters.

MARS is National Association of Rocketry (NAR) Section #136 and Tripoli Prefecture #162, all MARS launch activities are governed by the Tripoli Safe Launch Practices, NAR Model Rocket Safety Code and the NAR High Power Safety Code. If you wish to fly “High Power” with MARS you must be a NAR or Tripoli member, if you wish to fly “Research Motors” you must be an L2 Tripoli member and be prepared to show your membership card with certification level.

Spectators are welcome and there is NO CHARGE for spectators.  The Geneseo field is easy to find and is just a few miles from I-390. Bring the kids and plan to spend at least a few hours. Performance Hobbies will be in attendance at our launches- maybe you can re-kindle a past interest in rocketry!  Buy a kit and come back to fly it at our next launch.


Member Meetings

Mostly cloudy
Mostly cloudy
2 mph
real feel: 70°F
current pressure: 30 in
humidity: 84%
wind speed: 2 mph WSW
wind gusts: 9 mph
Forecast June 6, 2020
Partly sunny with thundershowers
Partly sunny with thundershowers
wind speed: 7 mph NW
wind gusts: 11 mph
Forecast June 7, 2020
Partly sunny
Partly sunny
wind speed: 7 mph NNW
wind gusts: 9 mph
Forecast June 8, 2020
Mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
wind speed: 2 mph N
wind gusts: 4 mph

MARS was Proud to host the National Sport Launch
Memorial Day weekend 2018
NSL 2018 Logo

The Rocketry Show Podcast for NSL part one & two