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KLOUDBusters Membership Information
K.L.O.U.D.BUSTERS, Inc. is a non-profit organization existing to promote the hobby of rocketry. The club is a member of the Tripoli organization and our current prefect is Bob Brown.

We meet to fly rockets about once a month -- everyone is always welcome to come and join the fun! Come and watch, come and fly. If you are just getting started in high power rocketry you'll find lots of helpful people in this club. Several past and current KLOUDBusters members have been known throughout the country as some of the best mentors for someone just getting into high power and wanting to advance their skills set in the hobby.

If you are already a high power expert you'll find lots of space to fly the really big rockets. Member Darren Owens was well known for his very big and powerful rockets (perhaps you've read of his huge Fat Boy or 9 motor cluster Endeavor); or John Baumfalk's giant Patriot and of course his famous Honest John! The experience of watching the flights of Kent's awesome Talon series of rockets and hybrid flights is truly a thrill. Jim Cooper and Jay Bailey's huge up-scale Mars Lander, Bob Brown's redux of Darren's Fat Boy, or the club project KloudBusters MAX are signature projects of more recent members' effort.

Some wonder, "Is rocketry just for the guys or is it a family activity?" It's a FAMILY activity! Come out and camp overnight if you like ... the stars are very visible at night as there is no light pollution at the Rocket Pasture. Members have been known to bring out telescope for star-gazing. There is nothing quite like looking at the rings of Saturn and a few globular clusters before turning in for the night. Significant others are welcome (and have been known to fly some really impressive rockets of their own). Kids are welcome too (please keep an eye on them though, you'll want to be right next to your kids if anyone has a "heads-up" flight).

KLOUDBusters membership has many benefits, such as . . .

  • Access to one of the premiere launch sites in the USA, including our state-of-the-art launch system electronics and sound system.
  • Free monthly fun fly launches 7 times per year, commercial and EX (must be TRA Level 2 certified to participate in EX activities.
  • Inclusion on our mailing list for quarterly newsletters and periodic postcard reminders of events.
  • Availability to the kloudbusters Yahoo group for general and technical rocketry discussions and news up dates. The e-group is limited to KLOUDBusters members only.
Membership dues are only $15 for singles and $20 for families per year. Membership dues may be paid via PayPal to Paying by PayPal is especially convenient for membership renewals. Here is a link to our membership application ....
Upcoming Events
2023 Argonia Cup and KloudBurst 31
Sat. and Sun. Mar 25 & 26, 2023
Hiatus For Crops
THANK YOU FARMERS!!! ******************
July Fun Fly
Sunday July 16, 2023

All KLOUDBusters launches are conducted under the TRA Research Safety Code. Details available on the Launch Schedule page.
PDF color poster of KLOUDBusters 2023 launches
Use the Facebook link at left to access the KLOUDBusters group. There you can obtain the latest launch and club news as well as a fantastic gallery of photos.
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BREAKING NEWS: Next Launch Sat. and Sun. March. 25-26, 2023. Waiver Hours 9AM - 5PM
KLOUDBusters has hosted LDRS at our Argonia, KS launch site: 1993, 1994, 1999, 2003, 2008, 2011, & 2019.
KLOUDBusters launches have been featured in TV programs twice: Rocket Challenge in 2003 and LDRS-Large Dangerous Rocket Ships in 2011.