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Claude with one of his foam creations.  I missed the launch of this but it looked great going up!
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A nice Saturn V on an E9 motor.  Yeah, and E9...!
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Actually did pretty well!
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A Shadow Lord takes to the air!
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Looked good going up AND coming back!
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Another Claude creation...   ...more on THIS one later on...
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Here he is loading it up on the launch pad.  Check them "O" rings, fella!
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Bill does a water launch, in miniature
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Worked great too!
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Check out the water splash captured about 3 frames later...  Even his camera (lower left) got wet!
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Up, up and AWAY!  Background: busy day sometimes created lines at the RSO table.
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Checking her out before giving the go-ahead.
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A Flea takes to the air!
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and lands INCHES from the pad she left from! (that's her streamer there on the ground)!
Ok, now this happened so fast that no one really knew what happened.  As it happened, I got some great shots and I think we can figure it out from them.  I leave it to your investigative powers as well as your imagination.  Have fun! :)
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And we have liftoff, 22 minutes, 3 seconds past the hour!
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All engines up to full thrust, looking good CapCom
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We've cleared the tower.  Good burn.
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SRB's up to full throttle.  Press to MECO
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Roger that, MECO on my command.  We've got a bit of a vibration up here.  All lights are go!
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MECO alarm 1, SRB alarms 1 & 2 hot.  Ground, we've got a problem!
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Roger that.  All stations stand by, telemetry recording.  We've got alarms going off on all screens.
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MECO abort, jettison SRB's!  Execute P1 return profile
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Roger that, ABORT.  We record SRB jettison.  P1 return profile underway
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We have SRB separation.  Alarms on P1 return.  We've still got a problem up here...
Yeah...  that was fun! :)
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Tony's Cherokee
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Nice Richter Recker on the pad!
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And a BEAUTIFUL little girl with her beautiful Thing-a-ma-Jig (dad's there too! :) )
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Nice Boost Glider
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Beautiful glide profile too!
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And we have liftoff of the Richter Recker!
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All 3 motors burning too! (E9's)
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Great return too!
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The last several launches I've made a habit of taking a picture of Tony's layout of kits.  I just love'em.  Notice that there are NO FlisKits there...  Tony is saving them for our anniversary launch next month :)
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More rockets.  Just gotta love it!
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Jacob (son of a friend) is preparing to fly his very first rocket!
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Meanwhile, I have my latest proto of the Celtic Thunder on the next pad!
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Beautiful Long OverDue ready for flight!
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There goes Jacob's first flight ever!
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Followed by the Celtic Thunder on a B6-4!
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Long OverDue getting loaded up
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Shot into the air!
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Returned safely to the ground
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Peter (Jacob's dad) helps him hook up the micro clips for his second flight of the day.
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Interesting shot of the newest idea i've been playing with.  Tentatively called "Sevens"
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Gotta love a cluster like that!
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Arrow straight, incredibly fast off the pad and a real crowd pleaser!
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Quite the crowd pleaser coming down on 3 chutes too!
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Claude's Decaffeinator puts in a great show!
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We even had a water pad set up for water rockets!  Gotta love CMASS!
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Moment of ignition!
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Thing-a-ma-Jig beginning a perfect flight!
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My newest proto of the upcoming Tesla kit
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She's a beaut, no matter HOW you look at her!
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It's amazing just how much a flash can change the look of something!
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Perfect boost on a C6-3
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Still climbing
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Soaring away.  Great altitude (about 700 feet) on the C motor.
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Picture perfect return too, only about 20 feet from the launch pad!
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Drag race!  Wouldn't be a CMASS launch without a drag race!
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The K'T'NGA proto ready for another flight!
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This thing goes straight as an arrow and looks GREAT in the air!
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Nice soft return too!
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Frick-n-Frack getting ready
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Nice 2-stager puts in a great flight!
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Perfect all around!
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The occasional aircraft interrupted our air space...
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FnF Away!
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Nice flight!
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Just missed the staging event, but it was picture perfect!
What a great day of flying!  Now to get ready for the FlisKits 10th Anniversary launch in Amesbury on September 22nd!

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