From July 26 to July 28, 2014 one of Ukraine’s largest cities, Dnipropetrovsk, hosted the FAI’s XVIII M. K. Yangel Cup in amateur rocketry. Traditionally, Noosphere has been a partner and of the Ukrainian amateur rocketry team. Along with the Spacemodelling Sport Federation of Ukraine we were welcoming competitors from all over Eastern Europe to not only provide a high-quality competition, but also a spectacular show.
And what a show it was! Three days of exciting launches and fascinating flights by the competitors were concluded with an equally fitting awarding ceremony. The main award, the Yangel Cup, went to Valeryi Seredyuk from Nizhyn, Ukraine. Valeryi earned the largest number of awards across the different classes.
Watch this captivating video to see the explosive power of amateur rocketry for yourself!