High Altitude Launch Sites in Tri-State Area

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  1. Dec 10, 2019 #1

    JField31

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    Hello everyone, first post here :)

    Does anyone know of any public launch sites in the Tri-State area that allow liquid fueled/high altitude (>80km) flight?

    Thank you!
     
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    You mean the NY/NJ/CT area? To an altitude of 260,000 feet? There aren't any.

    If you inadvertently added a zero, and are asking about 26,000 feet; there aren't any.
     
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    Closest is Wallops Island, VA. Paperwork, logistics, and range fees are not trivial.
     
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    Do people NOT in the Tri-State area know what the Tri-State area is? I don't.
     
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    Wikipedia says that there 62 possible "tri-state" areas in the US.
    Of course, since I am from NJ, then there really is only one tri-state area that counts. :)
     
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    If tri-state is CA, NV, NM, then Black Rock Desert and Spaceport America might be possible.
     
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    If you are building a liquid fuel rocket to go to 80 km you should not have to ask this question.
     
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    About half of the U.S. states are part of a "Tri-State" area, so there is a 50% chance that you live in one (assuming you're from the U.S.). But no, I have no idea either.
     
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    Hello, and welcome to the forum! I think you'll find many folks here interested in helping out, but we'll probably need to know more about your location :).
     
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    At least our Tri-State area is named as such to avoid confusion.
    Texarkana
    But no such launch sites here either.
     
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    Professor Doofenshmirtz does.
     
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    ROCKET-GO-UP.....INATOR
     
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    The OP is 14 years old, so maybe it's his first time doing this... ; )
     
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    Give em an I motor and a mile of airspace to play with someday please.
     
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    Maybe check out the Springfield area?
     
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    Shelbyville's waiver is higher, I'm sure.
     
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    You mean the one on Main Street?
     
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    Not far from Danville...
     
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    If you're looking at my tri-state area (NY/NJ/PA), the best we can get you is 152,400 cm.
     
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    URRG goes to 548,640 cm.
     
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    BSRA goes to 624,000 inches, or 1,584,960 cm.
     
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    In huntsville we can only go ~365k cm, but we'll take it.
     
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    Huntsville has epic corn stalk rocket eating devices. But everyone is totally chill there and I like talking to Nytrunner. I like their grassy bigger field in spring.
     
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    My main site can only go to 1.52x10^6 mm I haven't been to the new site 2 hours away that can go to 3.66x10^6 mm
     
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