Photos

Here’s a video by Wyatt of his “Rat Rocket” launched on Saturday, 13 Feb 2016 at our club launch on Big Lake:

The photo below was taken on Sunday, September 13th, 2015. The field was a bit more damp than it had been earlier in the summer. While it made for a few exciting recoveries there were no true “splash-downs”!

Surrounded by numerous "splash-down" hazards, Patty Pierce launches her Estes SkyWriter under the intense scrutiny of LCO Mike Philo.
Surrounded by numerous “splash-down” hazards, Patty Pierce launches her Estes SkyWriter under the intense scrutiny of LCO Mike Philo.

Below is a stitched-panoramic of the Alaska Northstars’ outreach event and spot-landing contest held on August 8, 2015. This photo was taken by our first club president, David Erickson.

Conservative estimates put the day's peak attendance at 40-50 participants and spectators.
Conservative estimates put the day’s peak attendance at 40-50 participants and spectators.

 

Here are some of the high power rockets (HPR) on display at the Northstars' outreach event held on August 8th, 2015. Photo by Rebecca Hardcastle.
Here are some of the high power rockets (HPR) on display at the Northstars’ outreach event held on August 8th, 2015. Photo by Rebecca Hardcastle.

Below are a few photos taken at the June 13, 2015 club launch, South Anchorage Sports Park. Thanks to Chloe & Patty for these nice photos. More photos can be found on our Facebook page.

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Our new GSE worked great.  Here is the KISS (Keep It Safe & Simple) Control Terminal. The Estes controller has been rewired and a new LED bulb has been installed which safely allows the use of low-current igniters.
Our new GSE worked great. Here is the KISS (Keep It Safe & Simple) Control Terminal. The Estes controller has been rewired and a new LED bulb has been installed which safely allows the use of low-current igniters. This set-up permits a single controller to launch rockets from five (5) different pads.

2013 Launches

Feb 2 – Big Lake Level 1 Cert (Click for Photos)

Feb 24 – Big Lake fun Launch (Click for Photos)

Mar 16 – Big Lake fun Launch! (Click for Photos)

Apr 6 – Lake Louise $ to Smoke High Power (Click for Photos)

25 May – S. Anchorage, first sport launch of the season (Click for photos)

15 June – S. Anchorage Sports Park June sports launch (Click for photos)

6 July – S. Anchorage Sports Park – sports launch (Click for photos)

27 July – S. Anchorage Sports Park – sports launch (Click for photos)

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