Southern Pennsylvania Area
Association of Rocketry
National Association of Rocketry, Section #503

Member Info
Events Calendar
Flight Logs
Club Photos
Project Plans
Contest Results


The Southern Pennsylvania Area Association of Rocketry, SPAAR is a chartered section of the National Association of Rocketry. We are based in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and have active members in South-Central Pennsylvania and Northeastern Maryland. SPAAR holds monthly sport launches at the Penn Manor Middle School in Lancaster, PA and monthly meetings at the Boys Club Clubhouse at 237 W. Lemon St., Lancaster, PA. We sponsor the Regional Aerospace Meet to Encourage Competition, RAMTEC, as well as NAR sanctioned record trials in the spring and late summer at our Penn Manor launch facility.

Membership in SPAAR is open to all persons with an interest in rocketry.  Interested in joining?  Click here for additional information.

Urgent Message for Club Members:  launch Sunday April 6


RAMTEC-17 Website - Click Here for More Information!  Aug 30-31, 2014


Upcoming Events:                                                                                                                                      View the Complete SPAAR Calendar
Date Event Description Start End Location


Halifax launch (waiting for conformation)

Sport launch at Halifax

10:00:00 AM

5:00:00 PM



Sport launch

launch at Manor

1:00:00 PM

5:00:00 PM

manor chool


Fig Launch and Meeting

Launch and meeting at Fort Indiantown Gap

8:00:00 AM

5:00:00 PM

FIG west field


Halifax launch (waiting for conformation

Halifax if confirmed

9:00:00 AM

5:00:00 PM

Halifax field


Ramtec at Fig

Fig sport launch and Ramtec regional at Indiantown gao

8:00:00 AM

5:00:00 PM

fort Indiantown gap


Headline News - Latest Website Updates 
August 31st Sport Launch Photos Posted
Updated 9/9/2013 10:15pm
Sept 1st Sport Launch Photos Posted
Updated 1/17/2013 8:31am
Club Photos Updated for May 26, Aug 11 Launches
Updated 1/16/2013 9:48pm
Club Photos Updated for Feb 5, April 1, May 6 Launches
Updated 5/17/2012 11:35pm
Feb 5th Sport Launch Photos Posted
Updated 2/9/2012 11:28pm


Current Weather at our Sport Launch Facility:

Click for Millersville, Pennsylvania Forecast


SPAAR E-Mail List

SPAAR has established a new E-mail list. If you are a member of SPAAR and want to subscribe to the list, please send an email to with your First and Last Name, along with the email address you wish to use.  You will receive an email with instructions on how to join the list once your membership has been validated.


Last Updated on  03/24/14 08:12:18 PM -0500
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