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Merry Christmas from S.E.A.R.S.

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Wishing you and yours a Merry Christmas!



The next Samson Launch is February 21st

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Observers, beginners, youth, scouts, families all are welcome to attend. Middle and High School Students should checkout Team America Rocketry  Challenge 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  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

Future planned launch dates are 14 March.

SEARS Oct 13th Samson Launch not looking good.

Monday, October 8th, 2012

An October is not likely due to cotton in the field. So standby for an update when we know the field is clear. Nov 3rd is the next possibility. Thanks.

Merry Christmas from SEARS

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Wishing you and yours a Merry Christmas!MerryChristmasFromSEARSSantasGuys

Season’s Greeting from S.E.A.R.S.

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

Wishing you and yours a Merry Christmas!



Chris Crews got his Level 3

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

Chris Crews got his level three today in Samson on M1350 motor in his 6 inch Intimidator rocket. This is a the report from the field. Thanks, Greg. listen

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Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

This is a test of the Jott notification I am doing this from my cell phone to the blog. listen

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Don’t Miss the April 12th SEARS Rocket Launch!

Saturday, March 15th, 2008

The next SouthEast Alabama Rocketry Society (SEARS) launch is April 12th 2008 in Samson, AL. The event is Peep Spot Landing sponsored by Sunward Aerospace Group.

The three rocket flights that place a peep closest to a target on the field by 3 PM will draw in order, closest first, from the special Sunward prize pool.   The remaining Sunward prizes will be given out by random drawing of green flight cards. The prize pool includes four Sunward kits and lots of components. You may make as many peep flights as you like and multiple peeps are allowed on one flight.  Use Official Peeps of any variety. Peeps that are dropped must have a recovery device for their/our protection. Thanks to Sunward who provides high quality model rockets kits, parts, and accessories for the Rocketeer.

Estes X15 Recall

Saturday, September 29th, 2007

This recall applies to the Estes X15.  The Estes info is here. They will exchange it for a Space Ship One.  Here is an alternative idea.


The SEARS web site is being reorganized

Wednesday, September 5th, 2007

Standby! In a while we will have the content filled out.