NSL 2020

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  1. Sep 19, 2019 #1

    Eyesinthesky

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    I just wanted to post a rocket video I took last weekend. It was taken at the site of NSL for next year in Southern Colorado. The launch field is wide open next to a lot of farm lands but it is actually located on a quarry. The scrub brush is about ankle high so recovery is easy.



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  2. Sep 19, 2019 #2

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    Really excellent video! Thanks for the "rockets-eye" view of the launch site.
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  3. Sep 19, 2019 #3

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    Thanks for the great video! We had tried to find this site on Google maps, with less than adequate results. Your video really nails it down.
    Sharon and I are looking forward to attending this NSL launch next year.
     
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    Looks like a lot of fun in the valley !
     
  5. Feb 2, 2020 #5

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    The NSL Website is live!
    Event Director Matt Abbey and members of the San Luis Valley Rocketeers (SLVR #774) of Alamosa, CO are ready for members to begin registering for their inaugural event. Alamosa is a small, front range town, located at 7,600 feet. It's about 2 hours southwest of Pueblo, and under four hours from either Albuquerque, NM or Denver, Co. Enough can't be said about how awesome this launch site is. BIG, flat, and with low ground cover and no spiny plants and a waiver to 12,000 feet!

    There are three different hotel price ranging from the $99/night Dunes Hotel (recently renovated; $149/night Comfort Inns and Suites (dog friendly), and the $169/night Hampton Inn. All are providing complimentary Wifi and breakfast.

    Matt and his section are busting their tails to make this a terrific event and though a bit off the beaten path, it's going to be well worth making the trip to this year's NSL. Plan your NSL trip today and register!
     
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    looks to be a fun launch. All signed up, I signed up for a volie shift each day, bought a shirt and hatpin. Now where did I put that M motor?
     
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    Wayco and I have registered, signed up for two shifts of duty each and registered for the free camping. Looking forward to the Welcome Brewery event!
     
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    Planning to attend with my wife, registered and signed up to volunteer as well. I see a recommendation to up-size parachutes due to the altitude, is there a general rule for how much to up-size at this altitude?
     
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    I’ve been wondering about that as well, as I’m on the cusp of registering. I grew up in that part of the world, but not quite as high as they are in Alamosa. I expect I’ll be taking the reefing off of a lot of my LPR models. But for MPR stuff (that would use a Chute Release anyway), I might have to swap in the next regular size up.
     
  10. Feb 13, 2020 #10

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    Looks like a nice site for another fantastic NSL! I will definitely be there with a duckmobile full of 10K-ish rockets.
     

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