NEFAR 2020

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 25, 2020 TRA Research Launch
10:00 AM
to 3:30 PM
Main Launch Site
February , 2020 TRA Research Launch
10:00 AM
to 3:30 PM
Main Launch Site
March 14, 2020 TRA Research Launch
10:00 AM
to 3:300 PM
Main Launch Site
April 11, 2020 TRA Research Launch 10:00 AM
to 5:00 PM
Main Launch Site
May 9, 2020 TRA Research Launch 10:00 AM
to 5:00 PM
Main Launch Site
June 13, 2020 TRA Research Launch
10:00 AM
to 5:00 PM
Main Launch Site
July 11, 2020
TRA Research Launch
10:00 AM
to 5:00 PM
Main Launch Site
August 8, 2020 TRA Research Launch
10:00 AM
to 5:00 PM
Main Launch Site
September 12, 2020 TRA Research Launch
10:00 AM
to 5:00 PM
Main Launch Site
October 10, 2020
TRA Research Launch 10:00 AM
to 5:00 pm
Main Launch Site

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.