Events and Schedules

Model Rocket Launches
photo of model rockets Visitors count down to one of Goddard’s model rocket launches. Credit: NASA/Pat Izzo As of summer 2010, model rocket launches have been reinstated.

Like to build model rockets, but don’t have a launch pad? Now you do! Anyone can fly at the Goddard model rocket launches, and there are no costs or fees to participate. Rockets, motors and supplies are available at the nearby Goddard Gift Shop and you can even get rocket construction and launch tips from our on-site experts on launch day!

Model rocket launches are held at the Goddard Visitor Center the first Sunday of the month. Launches start at 1 p.m. and are brought to you by the NARHAMS Model Rocket club (