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We are a go for launch this Saturday, May 13, 2017

It looks like we have a great weekend coming up at this point, so are a go for our Rocket launch this Saturday, May 13, 2017. We start at 9 AM, help setting up is appreciated and we look start launching at 9:30.

We will have the Rocket Grill up and running with hot dogs and hamburgers etc.

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)

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. There is an easier alternative entrance on Ministerial Rd (Route 110) just north of West Kingston Elementary School on a dirt road. STAY ON THE DIRT ROADS LEADING TO THE LAUNCH SITE and do not drive on the grass or other areas AND PLEASE DRIVE SLOW.

We will update the website as to any changes in the Weather as to “GO” / “NO GO” status. Moving to Sunday as a rain date may be problematic as it is Mothers day, but let’s keep our figures crossed for Saturday.

Load’m up!!

Spectators are welcome

Launch information, directions, and launch holds, and weather updates can be found here among educational information, vendor links, etc.,
www.rimra.com

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

Next Launch is scheduled for Saturday May 13th 2017

Next Launch is scheduled for Saturday, May 13th, 2017

We will update the post as we get closer to the launch date.

This Month’s Launch is scheduled for this Sunday April 9th @ 9 AM

We are a go for a Launch! Due to the weather and ground conditions, this month’s Launch is scheduled for this Sunday, April 9th @ 9 AM.

It’s been a while since we launched so load’m up and rack’m!

We are a No-GO for this weekend’s Launch (March 11th or 12th, 2017)

Darn! I was all ready to go !!

Next Launch is Saturday March 11th, 2017

Our next Launch is scheduled for March 11, 2017.

We are watching the weather and will make “GO” / “NOGO” call 24 hrs before the launch.  We will use Sunday as an alternative.

Based on the weather this winter it could be 70 and sunny or minus 20 and snowing sideways with thunder and lightning.  Cross your figures.

If the weather is marginal we may do a limited low-mid power Launch to accommodate any TARC teams.

Looks like we are going to the moon again!!!!!

http://www.space.com/35876-how-spacex-moon-flight-will-work.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

Due to weather forecasted we are a no-go for this weekends February 11th 2017 launch

No RIMRA launch in January

Weather permitting next launch will be February 11th 2017

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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