Rockets and Gold: Poker Flat Research Range Open House

Event Type: Lectures/Panels/Discussions

When: 19 July 2012

Where: Poker Flat Research Range, Chatinika, Alaska


Visit the world’s only university-owned rocket range, located in the heart of the Interior’s gold-mining district – Chatanika. Poker Flat Research Range has launched sounding rockets since 1969, but has recently grown to include a fleet of unmanned aircraft. You’re invited to tour the lower range, view models of rockets and unmanned aircraft and earn about the history of this exciting site that draws scientists from around the world. The Poker Flat Research Range Open House runs from 4 to 8 p.m. and admission is free!