RIT SPEX

RIT Space Exploration (SPEX) is a community of students passionate about space.

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Inroducing the SPEX Rovers Team

This fall, RIT SPEX has introduced the Rovers team. The team will be building a fully functional rover to demonstrate at Imagine RIT 2019 and plans to compete in the University Rover Challenge in the future.

RIT SPEX Celebrates 60 years of NASA

This year represents the 60th anniversary of congress founding the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. For six decades, NASA has led the peaceful exploration of space, making discoveries about our planet, our solar system, and our universe.

Where U At Plants (WUAP) Technical Report

Where U At Plants? (WUAP) is a high-altitude balloon payload used to gather aerial image data for future vegetation density analysis. WUAP flew on HAB4 on April 22nd, 2018.

RIT SPEX is Back!

From returning members- to new members, RIT SPEX is kicking off the fall semester strongly. Members were working hard over the summer to prepare for this big semester working on some exciting projects.

Fall SPEX Projects

The SPEX team has finalized the list of fall projects. Learn about HAB 5, IREC 2019, Astrodynamics, Environmental Test Chamber, Rovers, and the project approval process!

RIT SPEX at Spaceport America Cup

This past summer RIT Space Exploration participated in our first IREC. IREC is the intercollegiate rocket engineering competition and it is the largest event of its kind. RIT Space Exploration competed in one such category, the SDL payload challenge.

RIT SPEX at Imagine RIT

RIT Space Exploration was at Imagine RIT! Imagine RIT is a campus-wide event that showcases the innovative and creative spirit of RIT students, faculty and staff.

RIT SPEX Launches HAB 4

Today, April 22nd, 2018 at 10:24 A.M. RIT Space Exploration launched our fourth high altitude balloon, appropriately named HAB 4. The launch was well looked forward to by the HAB team.
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