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2015 Launch Schedule

Based on demand, this year we will have a consolidated high power launch schedule. We are committed to having 4 high power launches. We will have a Porta-Potty on site for each of the high power launches. The scheduled dates below are our original plan. Pending weather and other unforeseen issues these dates may change. Please watch the launch page for updates.

Jansen Launch Status: Rescheduled

March
1 Papillion, NE Noon - 2PM

April
5 Papillion, NE Noon - 2PM
18 Jansen, NE
10AM - 4PM Rescheduled to May

May
3 Papillion, NE Noon - 2PM
Canceled Jansen, NE

June
7 Papillion, NE Noon - 2PM
13 Jansen, NE -- mid-power only, no high power 10AM - 4PM

July
5 Papillion, NE Noon - 2PM
18 Jansen, NE 10AM - 4PM

August
2 Papillion, NE Noon - 2PM
15 Jansen, NE 10AM - 4PM

September
6 Papillion, NE Noon - 2PM
19 Jansen, NE 10AM - 4PM

October
4 Papillion, NE Noon - 2PM
17 Jansen, NE 10AM - 4PM

November
1 Papillion, NE Noon - 2PM

Launch Sites

Papillion, NE

Low power launches (rockets under 1 pound and less than 62.5g of propellant) are held the first Sunday of every month in Papillion at 1100 Lincoln Road.

To get there, go west on Lincoln Road from 84th street in Papillion until you get to the abandoned driving range on the north side of the road.

Launches here are scheduled for the first Sunday of the month and are informal (the club does not provide launch equipment or supervision for these launches). Please show respect for anyone else making use of the fields.


Jansen, NE

Our high power launches are held on private land 2.5 east of Jansen, NE.

Driving from Beatrice:
1. Starting at Highway 77 and Highway 136 in Beatrice follow Highway 136 West for 18.2 miles
2. Turn south on 576th road for 3 miles. This puts you at the intersection and the pastures are on the northwest and southwest corners. (576th road is approximately 2-1/2 miles before Jansen, if you get to Jansen you are 2.5 miles to far west.)

Driving from Beatrice: (staying on the hard top as long as possible)
1. Starting at Highway 77 and Highway 136 in Beatrice follow Highway 136 West for 13.1 miles.
2. Turn south on Highway 103 for 6 miles.
3. Turn west on PWF/711th road(there is a cemetery on the east side of 103) Travel west for 5 miles to 576th rd.
4. Turn north and travel 1 mile to the site. This puts you at the intersection and the pastures are on the northwest and southwest corners.

Driving From Fairbury:
1. Starting on the south side of Fairbury at the Highway 15 , Highway 8, PWF/711 road junction, go east on PWF/711 road for 7.5 miles to 576th road (you will know you have the correct road if you go by the Jefferson county fairgrounds).
2. Turn North and travel 1 mile to Site. This puts you at the intersection and the pastures are on the northwest and southwest corners.

As the Jansen site is on private land, please do not make use of this site without advance permission.

Flyers 18 years and older must be a NAR or Tripoli member to fly.


Parking on the road only. No vehicles in the pasture.


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