Based on our weather protocol the Launch will be Sunday, August 13th 2017
No go if one of the following criteria is predicted any time times between 9 am and 2 pm EST on launch day
Temperature below 32° or below 20° with wind chill
Chance of rain is greater than 50% – Predicted 60%
Wind greater than 15 MPH or gust greater than 25 MPH
Criteria source: Weather.com for West Kingston Rhode Island 02892
We will update the website as to any changes in the Weather as to “GO” / “NO GO” status up to 12 hours before the launch.
The launch site is located on University of Rhode Island Property. The Launch field is located across Rt 138 from the University of Rhode Island’s Ryan Center parking lot at the end of Peckham Farm Road.
PLEASE STAY ON THE DIRT ROADS LEADING TO THE LAUNCH SITE and do not drive on the grass or other areas AND PLEASE DRIVE SLOW.
Launch information, directions and launch holds and weather updates can be found here among educational information, vendor links etc,: