ESL #35 Photo Gallery

November 18 & 19, 2000, Higgs Farm, Price Maryland
This was not a Tripoli Sanction Launch.
AKA Ed and Roger launch.

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Ed Millers and Roger Dwyer Thunderhead Rocket. MPG by Jerry O'Sullivan. Kevin Quire Iris on a M1130 , MPG by Jerry O'Sullivan.

Photo's by Fred Wallace

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Roger builds some motors. Ed builds some motors. Put them all together. Getting the rocket to the pad.


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putting it together. working on it done.


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The Electonic's bay. On the way to the pad. Sliding it on the pad/rail. On the pad.


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Connecting the electronics. Still more to hook up. This direction. Installing the motors.


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Lots of motors to install. Happy snap with all the motors in. Got it pointing in the right direction. Installing the stand.


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Arming the rocket. Last happy snap.


Photo's by Bill Mantell

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Bill Mantell with his Eclipse. Tyler Bradley's rocket collection. The Swackhammer Boys rocket Collection. Fred Schumacker and his rocket.


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Unknown #1 Neil McGilvrays Udder Madness rocket on a L1000. Fred Schumacker rockets takes to the sky. Joe Mays Monster flight 016 on a M2240.


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Jerry O'Sullivan's Sandhawk on a M1600 skidmark. Jerry's rocket keeps going and going. Nelson Wallace's Level 3 rocket flight. He got his L3 ticket. Recovery of Nelson's rocket. Good job Nelson.


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Lynn Reamy Cert 1 Rocket "Tabathia", she got it. Augie Gray with "Ship Killer" Ship Killer on a K700. Kevin Mitchell's scratch built Black Brant II on a I161.


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Unknown #2 Bob Utley's Prino Red on a red J650 Mitchell. Unknown #3 night launch. Neil McGilvray's Udder Madness on a L1000.


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Kevin Quire Iris on a M1130. Kevins rocket still going. Bill Mantell's Eclipse on a K550. Unknown #4


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Unknown #5 Bob Utley's Primo Blue, J650 Blue Mitchell motor Unknown #6 Nelson Wallace with is RPG.


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JR and Dave Young with all those parts and nothing to fly. Looking down the parking row. Unknown #7 Unknown #8


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The business end of Ed and Rogers rocket. Side shot of the Ed/Roger project. Ed/Roger rocket, showing the recovery system. Yet another side picture.


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Ed/Rogers rocket at Liftoff. Going (M lit) and Going. Chute is out.


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Mains out. Almost touch down.

Photo's by Jill Weber

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Loading rocket on pad. Close to liftoff Liftoff. Moving on out.


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Still climbing. Just about to the top. Apogee. Apogee +1 second.


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Droge is out. Main is out. Getting closer. And closer.


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Photo's by Ken Potter

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The stach of motors. Installing the motors. And installing. Electronics bay.


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Raising the beast. Just about there. The ignitor. Arming.


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Still arming. Happy snap. The thank yous. Liftoff.


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The M kicks in. Keeps on moving. Before. After.

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