The 30 rocket scientists waited around the launch pad, counting down until launch.
Would the rocket launch? Would it stay on course? Would it explode on the pad?
At zero, with a pop, the rocket shot through the sky, then landed in a tree.
To the sixth- through eighth-grade students at Central Washington University’s 2013 Quest Math and Science Camp, the air-pressure powered water bottle rocket launches Tuesday were a rousing success, and a cool way to spend the day.
Read the entire Ellensburg Daily Record article, by Andy Matarrese, here.
Photo by Brian Myrick, Ellensburg Daily Record
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