Rocket Team
  • MIT Rocket Team students with their rocket

The Rocket Team focuses on rocket-related projects ranging from designing and building a custom centrifugal liquid engine to the development of lighter, stronger composite airframes. We provide our members with the tools and knowledge to earn amateur-rocketry certifications through the National Association of Rocketry.

Rocket Team At a glance

Number of Members:

43 members in 2013-2014
Team leaders: 
  • Matthew Vernacchia, President
  • James Logan, Vice President
  • Connie Liu, Treasurer
Year began: 
Faculty Member
Rocket Team Lab (17-110)
Upcoming activities

The team will be competing in NASA’s University Student Launch Initiative.