The weather again chose not to cooperate this year for our regular venture down to Black Rock for the UW rocketry class. However instead of cancelling altogether, we were able to adjust our plans and visit a launch site in Brothers, OR. It was a shorter trip, just over a long weekend, but was neat to see a new area.
The group was again smaller this year because the late schedule put the trip into the next quarter’s classes, but still a decent turnout. A number of good flights were had, though recovery was hampered by the scrubland, in comparison to the perfectly flat and open playa we usually have at Black Rock.