COCOA BEACH, Florida – Ronald D. Jones, the President and Chief Technology Officer for Rocket Crafters, Inc. will be the keynote speaker at the Missile, Space and Range Pioneers Fall Banquet set for Friday November 16, 2012 at the Hilton in Cocoa Beach, Florida
The Fall Banquet (also known as the Rocket Reunion) will include a sit down dinner and cash bar. After dinner, Ron will explain Rocket Crafters’ move to Space Coast Regional Airport and their next-generation hybrid rocket motors, dual propulsion jet/rocket aircraft and suborbital spacecraft.
In addition, two Florida Tech students teams funded by the MSRP will present their projects for the 2012-2013 school year.
Social hour starts at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7 p.m. The event is open to the public and provides an opportunity to meet Space Pioneers up-close and learn firsthand about space projects and history. Seating is limited and tickets are available online at http://www.rocketreunion.com/
The Missile, Range and Space Pioneers (MSRP) is a non-profit, Space Coast organization that actively provides mentoring and financial support to science and engineering students at area universities.
Formed in 1966, the organization provides many opportunities for people involved in missile, space, and range activities at Cape Canaveral, Florida and Kennedy Space Center, Florida to actively maintain acquaintances with each other and the community. There are approximately 1,000 missile, range and space workers, former workers, and advocates on the rolls of the Pioneers.