The northern lights were dancing across the sky over Alaska the night of Feb. 16 as seen from the Poker Flat Research Range north of Fairbanks. While skies were clear at Poker and the auroras were active, cloudy skies over downrange viewing sites prevented the launch of NASA sounding rockets carrying instruments to explore the Earth's magnetic environment and its impact on Earth’s upper.
In-situ burn demonstration at Poker Flat Research Range, April 16; 2020 AOSTS Draft Agenda (PDF 441K) Summary. The Alaska Oil Spill Technology Symposium provides a unique opportunity to discuss cutting edge oil spill research, emerging technologies, protective strategies, response capabilities and capacities in Alaska. Participants span the research and response community and include.
Smack in the middle of Alaska is a research facility that studies a wonderful mix of rockets and auroras. The Poker Flat Research Range is comprised of over 5,000 acres of science-y goodness.ACTION: Notice of availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the NASA Sounding Rockets Program (SRP) at Poker Flat Research Range (PFRR), Alaska.The Poker Flat Incoherent Scatter Radar (PFISR) To establish the first AMISR face at both a scientifically interesting and logistically friendly location, the Poker Flat Research Range (PFRR) was selected. The Geophysical Institute of the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, owns PFRR, the only university-owned rocket range in the world. PFRR is used for scientific sounding rocket launches where.
The Poker Flat Research Range (PFRR) is a launch facility and rocket range for sounding rockets in the U.S. state of Alaska, owned and operated by the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Geophysical Institute since 1948. The world's largest land-based rocket range, it is situated on a 5,132-acre (20.77 km 2) site located approximately 30 miles (50 km) northeast of Fairbanks and is operated.Read More
Poker Flat Research Range has launched 345 rockets over northern Alaska throughout the past 48 years. Recently, a retired space physicist remembered the first one.Read More
Owned and operated by the University of Alaska Fairbanks since 1968, Poker Flat Research Range is a launch range for NASA sounding rockets carrying scientific instruments to regions of the upper atmosphere and space. As the only high-latitude range in the United States capable of supporting launch trajectories toward the north, many of the rocket experiments are dedicated to the continued.Read More
T. Hou's 4 research works with 22 citations and 60 reads, including: Observations of Sporadic Sodium, Iron and E-Layers at a High-Latitude Site.Read More
Poker Flat Research Range, Fairbanks, Alaska. 1.9K likes. The Poker Flat Research Range is the only University owned rocket launch facility in the United States. We support science dealing with the.Read More
The Poker Flat Research Range (PFRR) is a launch facility and rocket range for sounding rockets in the U.S. state of Alaska, owned and operated by the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Geophysical Institute since 1968. The world's largest land-based rocket range, it is situated on a 5132 acre site located approximately 30 miles (50 km) northeast of Fairbanks and is operated under contract.Read More
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A NASA Talos--Terrier-Oriole-Nihka sounding rocket stands ready for launch at the Poker Flat Research Range in Alaska, waiting for the right launch conditions on Feb. 5, 2013. The rocket and.Read More
Four rockets launch from UAF research range. From the Alaska Dispatch: In an “unusual if not unprecedented” night of activity meant to take advantage of near ideal weather conditions, scientists successfully launched four rockets into the upper atmosphere from the University of Alaska’s Poker Flat Research Range, northeast of Fairbanks, Sunday night. A fifth research rocket, meant to be.Read More
Poker Flat Research Range is the largest land-based rocket research range in the world and the only high-latitude rocket range in the United States. Poker Flat launches scientific sounding rockets.Read More