Rocket design challenge

MaxIQ and bluShift Aerospace will be challenging student groups to build and launch suborbital payloads.


  • Initiate - sign-up and purchase your place on the manifest (launch plus kit) 
  • Fortnightly workshops  commencing early January 2022 - basics of rocket and payload design
  • Practical during March/April school break - build a model rocket and launch your payload to over 200m
  • Fortnightly workshops to improve payload design, and understand launch requirements
  • Practical - bluShift suborbital launch and data analysis (July to August 2022)
  • Presentation of results - World Space Week, 4th to 10th October 2022

To see who has booked already, go to our manifest page.