We are a go for Launch this Saturday November 12th

It looks like we have a great weekend coming up to launch rockets.

Jason from AMW ProX will be there with his rocket motors, kits, etc. for sale; you can email him directly for any special needs. (jason@amwprox.com)

We will launch from 9 am to 2 Pm +/-. For us to start launching by 9 am we need all the help we can get.

Launch information, directions and launch holds and weather updates can be found here among educational information vendor links:

www.rimra.com

 

OCTOBER SKY LAUNCH – October 8th This is going to be a big one!!!

 

This is a launch not to be missed!!  NASA will be closing Kennedy Space Center, SPACEX has delayed all launches as everyone will be at our launch.

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This is Tri -launch with Central Massachusetts Spacemodeling Society (CMASSand CATO (AKA; Carefully Arranged Tree Ornaments – AKA; Contraptions Accelerating Toward Orbit – AKA  Crash, Assess, Tantrum, re-Order – AKA;  Consumes Assets allocated To Others).

The Launch setup start at 9am, and we launch as soon as we set up so if you can help then the sooner we launch.

The Rocket Grill will be back with hot dogs,  hamburgers, chips,  soda and water.

Jason will be here to meet all your rocket needs if you need anything special contact him directly at Jason@amwprox.com / www.amwprox.com.

We are going to have a contest for closest rocket landing to the pin.   The Prize………… a  signed copy of Homer Hickman’s “Rocket Boys” the basis for the movie October Sky. 

We will have a trivia contest during the launch to win a few model rockets.

RIMRA is raising money to buy a trailer from this Launch.  Over the past year with money raised from our launches and a grant from NAR we have purchased new wireless launch equipment, new high power pads,  new low/mid power rack stand, safety equipment, public address system and weather station. – Thank-you for all your support!!!!!!

This is a launch not to be missed!!

We will post any changes to the launch due to weather on this website by Friday at 6pm 

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RIMRA’s Rocket launch is a go for this Saturday September the 10th!

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It looks like we have a great weekend coming up to launch rockets, As soon as we get through this “Hurricane.” 

Jason from AMW ProX will be there with his rocket motors, kits, etc. for sale; you can email him directly for any special needs. (jason@amwprox.com)

We will launch from 9 am to 2 Pm +/-.  For us to start launching by 9 am we need all the help we can get,  anyone showing up to help set-up will be treated to Coffee, Donuts, etc.,

Launch information, directions and launch holds and weather updates can be found here among educational information vendor links:

www.rimra.com

http://www.rimra.org/launch/launch-site/

 

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RIMRA Launch this upcoming Saturday August 13th 9am to 2pm

We are no-go for RIMRA’s July 10th launch

We are no-go for RIMRA’s July 10th launch (Tomorrow)
We are reschedule a joint launch with CMASS for one of the September or October RIMRA Launches.
If you are itching to launch, CMASS (http://www.cmass.org ) and CATO ( http://www.catorockets.org/index.php ) are launching next weekend on the 16th.
We will be back to our regularly schedule launch for August 13th .
In the mean time watch this it will cheer you up: 

RIMRA’s July 9th Launch has been moved to Sunday July 10th

This is a joint Launch with CMASS (Central Massachusetts Spacemodeling Society).  This will be a great launch with our friends from CMASS they know how to run a launch and this will be the 3rd joint launch with them, each one has been great!

All are welcome, just to watch, launch a small rocket or a big one, we will be grilling some hotdogs for lunch and will have chips and soda – spread the word!   

We start setup starting  at 9am and go to around 2:00pm +/- …….basically, when we run out of motors or we have maxed our credit cards with Jason, which ever comes first.

Check out the Launch tab on our website for more information:  http://www.rimra.org/launch/      We will update the website as we get close for any weather delays. 

If you want membership application email rocket@rimra.org

Let’s launch!

Jason from AMWPro-X will be on site selling motors, rockets, electronics etc       http://amwprox.com

RIMRA July 9th Launch update

Due to weather predicted for Saturday , Saturday’s launch is cancelled but we are looking to move the launch to Sunday, July 10th, pending other factors that need to align.

We will make final call of go no for Sunday by noon Friday.

 

 

We are Go for Launch July 9th (Saturday) 2016.

This is a joint Launch with CMASS (Central Massachusetts Spacemodeling Society).  This will be a great launch with our friends from CMASS they know how to run a launch and this will be the 3rd joint launch with them, each one has been great!

All are welcome, just to watch, launch a small rocket or a big one, we will be grilling some hotdogs for lunch and will have chips and soda – spread the word!   

We start setup starting  at 9am and go to around 2:00pm +/- …….basically, when we run out of motors or we have maxed our credit cards with Jason, which ever comes first.

Check out the Launch tab on our website for more information:  http://www.rimra.org/launch/      We will update the website as we get close for any weather delays. 

If you want membership application email rocket@rimra.org

Let’s launch!

Jason from AMWPro-X will be on site selling motors, rockets, electronics etc       http://amwprox.com

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June 11th Launch is postponed and will be rescheduled

June 11th Launch is postponed will be rescheduled shortly.

We are updating our FAA waiver and the Rhode Island Airshow will be ongoing this weekend which restricts our event.

Highly recommend  the RI Air Show it is great event.

We will post a new date shortly.

We are a “GO” for RIMRA Launch May 14th 2016

We are a “GO” for RIMRA Launch May 14th 2016

Lets pray this weather stays with us until Saturday.  We will have the grill going hotdogs hamburgs etc.

Jason from AMWPro will not be at this launch.

Brenton DeBoef with daughter preflight.

Brenton DeBoef with daughter preflight

Last Launch Brenton DeBoef, representing URI’s esteemed Faculty, achieved his level 1 NAR High Power Rocket certification with a flawless launch. (He made add esteemed)

Brenton DeBoef's off the pad

Brenton DeBoef’s Rocket off the pad

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seawolf - CATO 3 Seawolf - CATO 2 Seawolf - CATO 1Other flights did not go as well, names have been withheld until notification of next of kin.