Society of Aeronautics and Rocketry (SOAR) at USF

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The Society of Aeronautics and Rocketry is an interdisciplinary student-run organization at the University of South Florida that researches, develops, and builds aeronautics and rocketry related projects. Sample projects include our multistage, 23'​ - long Taurus I, or our 14'​ long Apis I with an intelligent landing module. We also launch research payloads on request.

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