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This is the launch site where we launched LV1 and LV1b. It's located on BLM land right past the non-existant town of Millican, Oregon.

In winter, don't forget to carry chains or traction devices when crossing the Cascade summits.

GPS Coordinates:

- Lat: 43 deg 52' 30" N
- Lon: 121 deg 00' 57" W
- Alt: 4,208 ft MSL

[[!img MillicanSite/SbiteGPS.jpg size="152x112"]]

Directions:

- Take US-26 out of Portland
- Go Southeast on US-26 to US-97 for 111.6 miles
- Go South on US-97 to US-20 for 41.0 miles
- Go Southeast on US-20 approximately 22 miles

[[!img MillicanSite/AESSsite1.gif size="72x72"]]

- You are now about 4 miles away from Millican.

[[!img MillicanSite/AESSsite2.gif size="72x72"]]

- Look for gravel road on your right. There should be a sign that says "To China Hat Rd". Turn right onto this gravel rd. The actual name of this road is Ft. Rock Rd. (this sign may have been replaced with newer looking sign).

[[!img MillicanSite/AESSsite3.gif size="72x72"]]
[[!img MillicanSite/bSiteTurnoff.jpg size="152x112"]]

- Travel down Ft. Rock Rd.(road not marked) approximately 2.5 miles
- Take acute left turn onto gravel road, This road is Ford Rd. (road not marked)
- Travel down Ford Rd. 0,5 miles. There should be a small dirt road on your right (no name).
- Turn right on this road, you should now be able to see cars at the launch site on your left

[[!img MillicanSite/AESSsite4.gif size="72x72"]]
[[!img MillicanSite/PSASorbit.jpg size="84x62"]]

- You are there!

[[!img MillicanSite/LS1a.jpg size="152x112"]]

- If you travel down Ford Rd too far you will intersect Spencer Well Rd (a paved road): turn around, you've gone to far.

Here's a [[short video (1.4M)|MillicanSite/AESS-PSAS_launch_site.mpg]] of the launch site.