NEFAR 2018

Schedule of Events

  • Launch dates are subject to change or cancellation so check back often to verify the next launch.  
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  • Launch Cancellation Policy:  

    • If a launch is scrubbed, a notice will be placed on:

      • the NEFAR home page,

      • the NEFAR FaceBook Page, and 

      • Officers will attempt to contact everyone who has launched recently, or expressed an interest in doing so soon. 


    • Cancellation notices will go on the home page as early as possible. 
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Our ability to fly is limited by the current Drought Index. If the drought index for the sod farm area is 600 or above we can't fly there.  
Click Here for a Drought Index map for Florida


NEFAR Launch Day Events

Ground Support Setup 8:00AM   -   10:00AM
Launch Shift 1 10:00AM -   11:30AM
Lunch and Activity Break 11:30AM -   12:30PM
Launch Shift 2 12:30PM  -   2:00PM
Launch Shift 3 2:00PM    -   3:30PM
Launch Shift 4 (Only during daylight savings time) 3:30PM    -   5:00PM
Ground Support Teardown Begins 3:30PM or 5:00PM depending on schedule

Schedule may be altered the day of the launch to accommodate weather or special events


Scheduled Launches and Events

Date

Event

Time

Special Events

Location

January 13, 2018 Launch and Annual Meeting
Business at 8:30,
Launch SCRUBBED
 Business Meeting, NO LAUNCH!
8:30 - Annual business meeting at State Street Diner in Bunnell, NO LAUNCH 
January 27, 2018 TRA Research Launch
10:00 AM
to 3:30 PM
Successful Launch Clegg Sod Farm
February 10, 2018 TRA Research Launch
10:00 AM
to 3:30 PM
Launch Clegg Sod Farm
March 10, 2018 TRA Research Launch 10:00 AM
to 3:30 PM
Launch Scrubbed!
Rescheduled for 3/24
Clegg Sod Farm
March 24, 2018 TRA Research Launch
10:00 AM
to 5:00 PM
Successful Launch Clegg Sod Farm
April 14 & 15, 2018 Two-Day TRA Research Launch 10:00 AM
to 5:00 PM
Successful Two-Day Launch Clegg Sod Farm
May 12, 2018 TRA Research Launch 10:00 AM
to 5:00 PM
Scrubbed. Clegg Sod Farm
June 9, 2018 TRA Research Launch
10:00 AM
to 5:00 PM
Successful Launch Clegg Sod Farm
July 14, 2018
TRA Research Launch
10:00 AM
to 5:00 PM
Launch Scrubbed Clegg Sod Farm
August 11, 2018 TRA Research Launch
10:00 AM
to 5:00 PM
Successful Launch Clegg Sod Farm
September 8, 2018 TRA Research Launch
10:00 AM
to 5:00 PM
Launch Clegg Sod Farm
October 13, 2018
TRA Research Launch 10:00 AM
to 5:00 pm
Launch Clegg Sod Farm
November 10th & 11th, 2018
Two-Day
TRA Research Launch
10:00am to dark on the 10th,
10:00am to 3:30pm on the 11th

Two-Day Launch
Annual Raffle

Clegg Sod Farm

December 8, 2018

TRA Research Launch 10:00 AM to 3:30pm Launch Clegg Sod Farm

NEFAR launches are scheduled monthly. Alternate launch dates occur on the 4th Saturday of each month. In case of severe drought conditions, or inclement weather, alternative activities may be scheduled. Please see the Contact page if you would like more information.