URSA Flight Test

Mavericks & University of Maine Engineering Students Successfully Complete URSA Mission

The Delta-P team from the University of Maine prepared more than a year for the URSA Mission. “From an engineering point of view there were a lot of things that worked well,” said Luke Saindon, the student lead on the project. “The airframe flew straight and true. We had our procedures figured out and we knew how to work together as a team –not getting too snippy with each other most of the time. That was very successful, so I think we have a good template for how to go about building and designing the next vehicle.” Learn more…


Mavericks KQED QUEST Documentary On Rocketry & Civilian Space Exploration Wins Emmy Award

KQED QUEST Emmy Award Winning Documentary features Maverick's Tom Atchison and Steve Jurvetson, in an exciting documentary about amateur rocketry and civilian space exploration as a platform upon which to engage the next generation in STEM education and space exploration activities in the classroom. Many of the Mavericks members are featured working with students at the Mavericks Space Education Research Centers, along with model, hobby, and experimental rocket groups