NARCON 2018 took place February 23-25, 2018, at the Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake Hotel.  Presentations were organized into three tracks: Model Rocketry, High Power Rocketry, and Real Space.  In addition, two keynote addresses were presented.  Elements of these presentations will be posted here as they are made available.

Friday Keynote: Joe Barnard, Video

Model Rocketry

Team America Rocketry Challenge and How To Win It: Trip Barber PDF

Want to start your own model rocket company? Here’s how to design a rocket kit for fun and profit: Tim Van Milligan

G. Harry Stine Collection Project Update: Amy Heidrick, Museum of Flight Facebook Live Video

Building the Little Joe in 1/12 Scale: James Duffy

Everything You Wanted To Know About Team USA, But Were Afraid To Ask: Kevin Johnson PDF

The New National Rocketry Competition (NRC) Program: Glenn Feveryear PDF Facebook Live Video

High Power Rocketry

Next Generation Completely Non-pyrotechnic Dual Deployment: John Beans YouTube Video

Making Unusual Projects That Fly: Going Beyond 3 or 4 Fins and a Nose Cone: Unconventional Shapes, High Power and Radio Control: A Methodology For Success: Dave Schaefer

100K’ My Way: Jim Jarvis

The Decision Points in an L3 Rocket Design: Ron Parsons and Ken Carey PDF

The Beginnings of High Power Rocketry: Gary Rosenfield

Taking Your Project a Step Further With Tracking, Video and Leveraging Your Local Maker Space: Chris Harris

Real Space

Cape Canaveral Spaceport: The Next Generation: Pat McCarthy PDF

Next-Generation Booster Developments: Matt Steele PDF

Preparing for the 2018 Spaceport America Cup – Perspectives from university teams and their mentors: Andy Berger PDF

718 Days in Orbit: Dyna-Soar’s Military Mission Legacy to the X-37B: Roy Houchin

Growing up at Wallops: Mark Bundick PDF

Air-launching NASA Satellites from the South Pacific: Will Marchant, UC Berkeley Space Sciences Lab