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NASA Wallops Antares Rocket Launch mission is scheduled to launch aboard an Antares rocket to the International Space Station from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 10:26 PM – 10:32 PM. It is about a 3 HR drive from Glen Burnie, MD . I will leave Glen Burnie at 12 noon. I will be taking something to eat and drink. I will be staying over night. You can stay over night at a hotel in Chincoteague or on Rt. 13 near Pocomoke City. I will be staying at the Econo Lodge Pocomoke City Hwy 13 I have done this before. I will be driving back the next morning. I may stop at Blackwater NWR If you are interested in going sign up. The spot that we will be photographing from is a old boat ramp. If you do not get there early you will have a little walk. This is a NASA Launch and may be canceled by weather or other reason. Look for updates.
This meetup is a redo from last year and is not connected to any other Meetup Group. I will enter the park at Thornton Gap Entrance Station 3 Hr from my home in Glen Burnie. I will leave at 7AM to give me extra time for traffic. Check the time from your location. Thornton Gap Entrance Station is 14 mins south of Elkwallow Wayside & Picnic Area We will meet at 11AM at Elkwallow Wayside & Picnic Area and head north to Front Royal, VA. We will have a short meeting and have lunch at Elkwallow Wayside & Picnic Area. We will stop at some overlooks on the way north We will stay at the Super 8 Front Royal. Check in is 3PM. I have a block of 6 rooms Each room has 2 beds I am planing one car per room. 1 photographer, 1 photographer and guest or 2 Photographers. ( If you are staying with another Photographer ride together) We will have a short meeting in the lobby at 5 PM before Sunset. We will go out for Sunset photos on a west overlook. Sunset is at 6:31 PM We will go to dinner after Sunset We will get up early and go out to take photos of Sunrise on a east overlook. Sunrise is at 7:26 AM We will have breakfast after Sunrise If you are interested, let me know is soon as possible. The fee covers the cost of the room. The cost will be $125.00 per Room ( This does not cover Fees to the park. Do not make payment until I tell you to. Once you have paid I can not refund but you can let someone come in your place. DO NOT PAY WEPAY USE MY PAYPAL ACCOUNT. I will tell you when to pay. (Follow this link to pay (as family or friend): https://www.PayPal.me/harrysmith241Shenandoah Entrance Fee - Single Vehicle - $30.00 This fee covers unlimited entry for one vehicle and passengers for seven consecutive days Senior Pass: $80 (lifetime); $20 (annual) If you already have a pass you are good to go. You should have a mask and any other items you will need in your car. Your Camera gear Camera, Wide Angle Lens, Tripod, Remote ( If you do not have a remote you can set the self timer to 2 sec. delay., Polarizing & ND filters if you have them.