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Archive for April, 2012

May 5th SEARS Samson Launch Cancelled

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Cotton has been planted on the field. Please stand-by for the Fall Launch Announcement. Thanks for a good year!

Greg Lane

SEARS President

Don’t miss the May 5th 2012 Samson Launch

Monday, April 16th, 2012

The next monthly S.E.A.R.S. Launch is Saturday May 5th at Samson, AL. We setup at 8:30 AM, the waiver opens for launches at 9:00AM. We usually go until about 4:00 PM. Beginners are welcome. Bring the whole family!. Everyone is also invited to Crews BBQ in Samson after the launch. For more info see 

The launch event is  Sci-fi / Futuristic / Alien Day !

Due to planting of crops May 5th will be the last Launch until Fall.

The April 7th Samson launch is a GO!

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

The April 7th launch is a regular SEARS launch. We will be launching low, mid and high power commercial motors. Setup is at 8:30 the waiver opens at 9:00 and launching usually until 4 PM. Beginners and those interested in Team America Rocketry Challenge are welcome to attend.

Any rocket with a peep on-board using a green flight card will be in the drawing for a prize from the prize pool. Peeps ejected from a rocket must have a streamer. There will be a peep spot landing contest for a target 100 feet from the pad.  The winner, closest to the target will get a prize from the prize pool. Peeps are the marshmallow treat available at CVS. See  Any Peep qualifies.

REMINDERS: Please take it slow heading into the farm as you past the offices and buildings. Kids may be playing there. Please remind anyone you invite.