Thursday, July 29, 2010

Legendary Rocket Launches "EPIC" on Friday

Press Release Thursday, July 29th, 2010

Team Just Ducky has announced it will attempt the maiden launch of their rocket launch system, THE LEGENDARY on Friday, July 30th, 2010, providing optimal weather conditions in Eleva, WI. The LEGENGARY is the launch system for their Mindstorms Robotic Lunar Lander, EPIC. Team Just Ducky has programmed EPIC to complete the lunar missions paralleling the lunar missions of the Google Lunar X Prize Foundation challenge competition.

EPIC has a specially constructed robotic arm that will successfully collect from the lunar surface the Helium 3 fuel source for providing power to our Earth for thousand of years and water components used for sustaining life and extracting hydrogen for future rocket fueling.

Among the challenge missions, EPIC will visit the “Peak of Eternal Light” to survive the severe temperature fluctuations ranging between -200*F of the deep moon shadows to the lunar surface temperatures of 280* F. The future space stations will be powered by the conversion of constant solar sunlight via special solar panels for abundant efficient energy for the many uses by all mankind of the future generations.

Estimated launch time: 2:00 pm CST

Launch location: Lowes Creek Tree Farm, Eleva, WI

Mission specialists: Team Just Ducky and friends


  1. Eleva, WI Weather Forecast for Friday, July 30th: High of 79* with a 50% chance of precipation with thunderstorms. Winds expected at southerly 8 mph. Launch conditions will be carefully monitored and may be delayed if skies are threatening. Launch pad ready to compensate wind direction and speed with E launch controller and Porta Pad E. Recovery parachutes are on standby.

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