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[[!meta title="2009-05-31 - Prep for launch of LV2.3 in Brothers Oregon"]]

The launch of Launch Vehicle No. 2.3 (LV2's third airframe) is taking place at a [Oregon Rocketry's](http://www.oregonrocketry.com/) "pick up" launch under [research launch rules](http://www.tripoli.org/documents/ResearchSafetyCode_Jan_09_r3.pdf), courtesy the [Bend Oregon Rocketry Group](http://www.rocketsnw.com/borg.asp).

## Launch Details

The actual launch is taking place:

- Sunday May 31st, 2009 between 12:00pm - 1:00pm.
- South of Brothers, Oregon at Oregon Rocketry's flight line (Coordinates [+43.79942 -120.65086](http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=n43.79942+w120.65086&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=59.337006,111.445312&ie=UTF8&t=h&z=17&iwloc=A)).
- We **must** know you are coming ahead of time (email 'info' at 'psas.pdx.edu'), and attendees **must** sign both a PSU and Tripoli Rocketry Association liability waiver.

## Timeline 

[[!table data="""
Time | Date | Activities
8:00am | Saturday 5/30 | Meet at Tim's house in Tigard, and pack up remaining rocketry supplies. Go over final checklists.
10:00am - 2:30pm | Saturday 5/30 | Drive to Brothers, Oregon launch site (4.5 hour drive).
3:00pm - 7:00pm |  Saturday 5/30 | Set up in Brothers, with dinner.
Evening | Saturday 5/30 | Final prep, marshmallow roast, star viewing.
10:00am - 12:00pm | Sunday 5/31 | Final prep, watch BORG launches.
12:00pm - 1:00pm | Sunday 5/31 | Launch of LV2.
1:00pm - 3:00pm | Sunday 5/31 | Recovery LV2, pack up, watch BORG launches.
3:00pm - Evening | Sunday 5/31 | Return to Portland (4.5 hour drive) 
"""]]

## Lodging

- You can camp out at the launch site, but you must [observe OROC's site regulations](http://oregonrocketry.com/pol/Launch%20Site%20Rules%20draft%202.pdf).
- There are several [hotels and motels nearby](http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=hotels+near+brothers,+oregon&sll=44.766237,-121.821899&sspn=3.295439,6.965332&ie=UTF8&ll=44.067854,-120.958099&spn=0.882138,1.741333&z=10).

## Driving

### People, cars and stuff leaving Saturday morning

[[!table data="""
Who | In What | Other people? | With What
Andrew | red van | 1, maybe 2 | tools, pop-up tents, etc.
Dan | truck? | ? | "Toy hauler", tools, rocket.
Dave | truck | ? | Dan's trailer, with launch tower and other large things, and tools.
"""]]

### People and cars leaving Sunday morning

[[!table data="""
Who | In What | Other people? | Notes
Frank | ? | Yes, how many? | Frank is looking for people to drive with him.
"""]]