Upcoming Launch Schedule

2017 - 2018 ROCC Season

All launches are at the Midland, NC site unless otherwise stated.

April 21st & 22nd

May 19th & 20th

June 16th & 17th

July 21st & 22nd **

* Tentative, if crops are out in time

** Tentative, if the field is still available

 Set-up starts at about 9:00, launches commence about 10:00. Field closes about 30 min. before dusk so we can clean up. Watch the site front page for specifics.

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Weather this weekend...

I can't think of a way that I can express this better...

First, from Roy...

Hey fellow rocket dudes at the mercy of the weekend weather gods.
From what I see on the TV its looking like wind and some kind of level of rain both Sat and Sun.
I know some of you have more accurate info from some weather services, so how's it looking for this weekend?
Should we put out notice of falling back to our back-up weekend?
Clouded over Roy.
Next, from Mark & Louise...
Hey, it looks like it's going to rain tomorrow and then likely on the weekend which does not sound good. I am in a neck brace so if there is a launch this weekend we may "pop in" only. We should be prepared to delay it.
Then, from Brad & Ralph...
Great minds think alike.  I spoke with Ken today and confirmed he is available next  weekend in case we have to push three launch out.  And then Ralph and I
Just chatted about this tonight.

We are checking on our waiver - if we don't have it yet then we will push out for sure.  Otherwise we will be watching there weather closely... decision may have to wait until Friday morning.
Now then...
I've spoken to the folks at the FAA in Atlanta and we're set to go on our waiver. I should be able to post that OK. I am looking at the weather like the rest of you and as any of you that have lived here any amount of time know this time of year is very unpredictable.
We will keep looking at the weather and try to make a call by Thursday evening.If we push back it will be to next weekend, the 25th & 26th.
Doc "look to the skies!" Russell