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White Bear Lake Launch Site

Sunrise Park Middle School

This field is a public park within the city of White Bear Lake, and it is immediately adjacent to a school.  Organized athletics have first call upon this site, so launch dates need to be flexible.

This is a decent-sized flying field (roughly 1000 ft east-west, 600 ft north-south), but it's bordered on the south side by the large, flat, school roof and on the other three sides by residential areas.  Use your best recovery-system judgement; we recommend that high-flying rockets use streamers.  Please try to keep your rockets within the boundaries of the park.

panorama - from west to east, looking north

"Sparky" type motors, such as Aerotech Metalstorm, CTI/AMW Skidmark, or any other brand of motor that emits showers of sparks, are NOT ALLOWED at any MASA launch.

All participants must be familar with both the Rules and Procedures for all MASA Launches and with the...

Rules particular to this launch site:

  • Maximum rocket lift-off weight of one pound.
  • Normal maximum motor size of "D".  Clusters and multi-stage flights may be allowed at the discretion of the RSO on duty.

Directions:
From I-694, take the White Bear Ave exit.  Go north to the traffic light at Cedar and take a right.   Drive east on Cedar and take a left at the second stop sign onto Cranbrook.  This will take you along the west side of the park.  Please either park your cars in the school lot or in an orderly fashion along the street.  Address is: 2399 Cedar Ave, White Bear Lake, MN 55110

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