Corbin is 11 years old. He is in fifth grade and has become interested in model rocketry. His father launched rockets with his father back in the 1970’s growing up in Southern California. Now he is sharing the same educational experience with his son. He also goes launching with NARBARS, the National Association of Rocketry Broward Area Rocketry Society, the only association in South Florida that is cleared to launch rockets by the FAA.
Misfire Alley is the story of how model rocketry bridges the gap between these two generations and how the elder generation is inspiring a new generation of physicists and engineers. The term Misfire Alley makes this launch a proving ground for all rocketry enthusiasts.