PO Box 3687 Sunriver, OR 97707

Oregon Astronomy & Rocketry

Founded by Bob Grossfeld (NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador since 1999), Oregon Astronomy & Rocketry is Central Oregon’s first astrotourism provider. Oregon Astronomy & Rocketry is a full-service company offering stargazing services and astronomy related educational programing. In

addition, it is Central Oregon’s only full-service retail company that offers science related products, including telescopes, optics, and space science learning tools.

Oregon Astronomy & Rocketry offers:

  • Stargazing Tours: Experience a personalized tour exploring the day and night skies with professional telescopes and experienced guides.
  • Optics: Offers telescope and accessory sales, consulting, and telescope repairs, and adjustments. It offers products from all the top brands at competitive prices. Their service is second to none, with more than three decades of experience. They offer outreach at regional star parties.
  • Rocketry: They have more than three decades of rocketry experience and attend all the major launches in Pacific Northwest with a full selection of motors, kits, and supplies. They support both educational organizations and local flyers.

Oregon Astronomy & Rocketry is located at 56880 Venture Lane, Suite 104N-318 in Sunriver. Call 541-593-1270, email or visit

Cascade Astronomy & Rocketry Academy

To support regional educational and public programs, Bob Grossfeld founded Cascade Astronomy & Rocketry Academy (CARA). CARA’s primary goal is to promote and conduct astronomy and rocketry educational programs in schools and the greater community. Long range plans include building a new observatory in Central Oregon, which will be Central Oregon’s only public access facility and science center for the community. Bob loves Central Oregon, and envisions CARA as a way to inspire, engage and educate the next generation of explorers through space science.

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Cascade Astronomy & Rocketry Academy