Launch Recap for April 1, 2017

What a day!   Blue sky, good visibility, and low winds.  We were a bit concerned for field conditions because March has been so dry, but had no difficulties.  We were diligent to keep a good watch the few rockets … read more »

Launch Recap for November 5, 2016

Fall always brings wonderfully cooler conditions(hardly cool–but by comparison to July—85 degrees is WONDERFUL!).  Except for variable winds up to 27 MPH which halted  our operations the full blue sky and lots of fliers made for a great day! Welcome … read more »

Launch Recap for October 1, 2016

  Today was another beautiful day with WARM Florida temps.,  a partially cloudy day with good visibility, and low winds.   A recipe for a great day to launch! rockets.    We were a bit concerned for field conditions because of heavy … read more »

Launch Recap for August 6, 2016

Hot! Humid!  (Surprise!) Yesterday was another beautiful day with decent conditions,  reasonable visibility, and heavier winds.  We missed you! Welcome to all who joined us and particularly to the UCF Aeronautics Summer Aeronautics Crew!    We’re really pleased to be able … read more »

Launch Recap for July 2, 2016

Hot! Humid!  Florida! and Fun!  Yesterday was another beautiful day with excellent conditions,  plenty of visibility, minor to calm winds, and lots of fliers.  What a great day!  Even with all of the rain this past week, the field was … read more »

Launch Recap for June 4, 2016

Another rather warm but also beautiful day with excellent conditions,  plenty of visibility, minor to calm winds, and lots of fliers.  What a great day! Welcome to all who joined us!  We really enjoyed being with you, growing in skill, … read more »

Launch Recap for May 7, 2016
Launch Recap for March 5, 2016

Major launch day! Excellent conditions with beautiful temps, open skies and plenty of visibility, minor to calm winds, and lots of participation. Welcome to all who joined us for the first time.  We really enjoyed working with you, growing in … read more »

Launch Recap for January 2, 2016

It was supposed to do that! These are jovially stated last words for things that don’t quite go as planned. Yes, we do sometimes smile at a delayed deployment parachute that unfurls at the last moment prior to the rocket … read more »

Launch Recap for December 5, 2015

When your rocket flies off the rod, takes a left turn instead of a right, you know that things may not turn out as you hoped… This could easily describe the aspects of Saturday’s launch that kept life interesting, to … read more »