[LUNAR Announce:] July LUNAR Club meeting Thursday 7/18

David Raimondi d.raimondi at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jul 4 18:48:09 EDT 2013

The July LUNAR meeting will be on July 18th, 2013 from 7:30 to 9:30 PM in
the community room at the Greenmeadow Community Association. The address is:
303 Parkside Drive, Palo Alto, CA 94306
Agenda: Who can tow the LUNAR Trailer to the launch on July 20th?  The
Trailer requires a 2" ball, and has a flat 4 pin connector for trailer
Main topic: Creative Rocket Repair and Rebuild Session

Paul Pittenger will lead a build session using the LUNAR lost-and-found box
and donations from members and vendors. Since this is our only meeting
during summer vacation time, we are again doing a session focused on
teaching skills and having fun with our younger members. We have some nice
repairable unclaimed rockets in the lost and found, and I want to encourage
everyone to bring their kids and their kid's friends to the LUNAR meeting! 

Experienced rocketeers will be helping kids repair and build their own
rockets to take home. We will be repairing rockets, making booster stages,
adding clusters, and modifying rockets, and showing techniques that will
give you a new creative look at your own collection of parts. These are not
just small rockets, either...there are some larger tubes and parts great for
rockets with C, D, and E motors to fly under 1000 feet at Ames. 

Bring your own crashed or damaged rocket and we will fix it up. Bring extra
parts to donate to the mix. Bring your own ideas and techniques to teach the

Take advantage of the long summer evening and no school, bring the kids,
build some rockets and then a launch on Saturday July 20th...what could be

Invite by Paul Pittenger, our build session leader for the last several

Happy 4th of July!!!

LUNAR President

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