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The August 20th Samson Launch is a GO!

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Observers, beginners, youth, scouts, families all are welcome to attend. Middle and High School Students should checkout Team America Rocketry  Challenge http://www.rocketcontest.org/. Bring rockets if you have them. Recheck this site before departing for the field.

Setup is at 8:30 launching begins at 9:00 and continues until 4:00. If you get there by 10:00 - 10:30 you will see most of the action. There is a porta-potty provided. Bring a sack lunch, sun screen and water. You are invited to join us at Crews BBQ for an early supper after the launch.

Map at this link http://goo.gl/maps/7BEXk  or put Sod Road Samson AL in your GPS.

Directions to Launch Site: From the intersection of AL 52 and AL 87

(downtown Samson, AL), go west on AL 52 9/10 miles and turn right onto County 17, Go 8/10 miles on County 17; (with a cemetery on the right), turn left onto a wide graded dirt road. You will come to a short paved section and at 4/10 miles onto this road turn left at the SEARS rocket sign. Continue on one lane dirt road, cross railroad track and continue straight ahead past the sod farm offices into the middle of the field. Stay on the road and observe the signs.

Our vendor for rocket motors and kits is Chris Short see http://www.csrocketry.com/

2016/17 Samson AL Launch Schedule

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Please check this site for launch updates before leaving for the field.

20 August 2016

10 September 2016

1 October 2016

5 November 2016

3 December 2016

7 January 2017

28 January 2017

18 February 2017

11 March 2017