The Oak Park Rocket Team is proudly sponsored by Boeing, AeroVironment, Aerojet/Rocketdyne, and the Oak Park Education Foundation.
The National Fly Off held in The Plains, VA on Saturday, May 18 was special in that the event was dedicated to the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission that culminated in the landing on the moon on July 20, 1969. In honor of that the Oak Park team dressed in vintage 1969 Mission Control outfits. Complete with short-sleeve white shirts and skinny ties.
The Team America Rocketry Challenge is organized by the Aerospace Industries Association, NASA, the FAA, and the U.S. Department of Defense.