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July 3 Poker Flat Research Range tour canceled

The weekly Poker Flat Research Range public tour is canceled July 3 due to
the University of Alaska Fairbanks holiday.

The next tour is scheduled for Thursday, July 10, at 2 p.m. at Mile 30
Steese Highway. The tour is free and reservations are not required.
Visitors should dress for the weather and bring bug spray.

The last public tour of the season will happen Thursday, July 17, and will
be part of the 2014 Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce Golden Days
celebration. This is the annual Poker Flat Research Range Rockets and Gold
Open House and will be held from 4-8 p.m. Many activities and special talks
are planned.

Poker Flat Research Range is part the University of Alaska Fairbanks
Geophysical Institute. The institute has two other free public tours
available. Visit the GI’s Arctic Region Supercomputing Center on Wednesdays
at 1 p.m. in the lower level of the Butrovich Building.

Then at 2 p.m. head over to the Elvey Building for a tour of the Alaska
Satellite Facility and the Alaska Volcano Observatory. Meet near the Globe
Room.

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