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13 March, 2002


Sunny, High 19, Low -10

Poker Flat Research Range

Poker Flat Research Range (PFRR), located 30 miles NE of Fairbanks, Alaska is the worldís only rocket

launching research site owned by a university. Managed by the Geophysical Institute-University of Alaska Fairbanks, Poker Flat is a site used for various studies in atmospheric, auroral, physical, environmental, aeronautical science, and of course lake ice. Located within the range, MST pond and two secondary sites (31.6-Mile and 33.5-Mile ponds) are safe from snow machines and pedestrians. Click here for more information on PFRR. http://www.pfrr.alaska.edu/

1. Poker Flat Research Range

2. Excellent warming hut!

3. Lunch break area

4. By the way, home sweet home: The Nordic House.

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