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Launch Week Event Details

All events below are free and open to the public.

A group of students in black t-shirts and red shorts pose around a student created rocket during Launch Day at the Student Launch engineering challenge.

Launch Day 2025

Team & Mentor Arrival Day – Wednesday, April 30, 2025
Launch Day – Saturday, May 3, 2025
Back-Up Launch Day – Sunday, May 4, 2025

Bragg Farms

1180 Grimwood Road, Toney, Alabama 35773
The farm will be on the south side of Grimwood Road.
Entrance to the event will be on your left.

Food Trucks will be at the Launch Field. Teams and spectators can purchase food. Trucks will take cash or credit.
What to bring:

  • Chairs
  • Small cooler for lunches and snacks
  • Sturdy shoes/boots. Depending on weather, the field can be hard and dry, or very muddy
  • Insect repellent
  • Appropriate weather-related items: sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, jacket, raincoat, etc.
  • Do NOT bring grills or generators. These will not be permitted on the launch field.
  • Pets are not permitted at the launch field.

Safety Statement

Please be advised that hazards are inherent in launching and in viewing launches. By attending the launch, you indicate your understanding of the potential risk.

Although NASA applies stringent range safety principles and techniques to protect the general public, workforce, and property during launch, in the event of an inadvertent circumstance, hazards including debris, blast, and toxins may occur.

It is imperative that you stay within controlled areas, stay with your group, and strictly follow all instructions provided by NASA.

NASA Student Launch is sponsored by Northrop Grumman with the annual launch event hosted at Bragg Farms in Toney, Alabama. Launch services are provided by the National Association of Rocketry.