ULA Interns Launch Future Heavy – the World’s Largest Sport Rocket
United Launch Alliance
Published on Aug 2, 2016
Five summers in the making, the Future Heavy rocket successfully launched from Fort Carson Army Post on July 24, 2016. At just over 50 feet tall, it is the largest sport rocket ever launched. It carried 19 payloads built by student teams ranging from kindergarten through college. Over 300 students had a hand in creating the rocket and its payloads. The event was sponsored by ULA, Ball Aerospace and the Space Foundation.