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The "Friends of Amateur Rocketry, Inc" has allowed the of this launch tower at BALLS.  This is really an incredible launcher. Please click on the thumbnails and check out this launcher. Some of the dimension's of the rail launcher, length 60 ft. which breaks down into 3 pieces, has an onboard generator, water tank, hydraulic ram for raising the rail.  It has lights on the rail for night work, and video camera mounts. It sets up easily, in about 15 minutes.  It has successfully launched rockets weighing 500 lbs, with 3,500 lbs. of thrust.


Coming in at 660 pounds loaded and 6000 pounds of thrust the Black Brant will be the most powerful and heaviest rocket launched from this tower to date.





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