The Rocketry Organization of California confirms that Stephen Beal was once a member of ROC. He has not been a member in recent years.
As a family oriented club, ROC is saddened by the Aliso Viejo event.
ROC and it’s members have been contacted by the press, however, this event is not a hobby rocketry story therefore ROC will have no further comment.
The Rocketry Organization of California is a non-profit corporation established to provide a safe and legal environment for its members to enjoy hobby rocketry.