Patrons bid for a pre-constructed rocket and the chance for a free launch using HRPO grounds and equipment. Minimum and maximum bids differ by rocket.
All monies gained from the Rocket Range go straight into HRPO’s BREC Foundation account!
CURRENT ROCKET: Quest Viper
CURRENT BIDDING ENDS: Saturday 25 June at 3:25 pm
LAUNCH: 25 June at 3:30 pm (during ARRL Field Day)
Bidder must be eighteen years of age. Person who presses button to launch rocket must be eight years of age.
People whose households contain a child who has registered for an HRPO program in the past year can bid over the phone. All others must bid in person.
The rockets for the Rocket Range are not government-owned. They are always gifts from non-governmental owners.
Updated by Frederick J. Barnett on Friday, June 17, 2022, 01:32 PM.