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Display showing the models that were provided by members of CMASS.  My Saturn 1B is there in the lower center, under the glass dome.
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Wall display showing Goddard and some of his inventions
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Photo of Goddard at age 8 along with the postage stamp in his honor
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Shot of my Goddard Nell rocket hanging from the ceiling
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Class begins (well, the first one, anyway!) as dad's and mom's help their kids build their very first rocket!
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Dads figure out the fins first, then show their kids.
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Letting the kids do most of the work is key to their understanding of how these kits go together.
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Our museum director looks on
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Mom explains a step to her son.
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The large room was full of excited kids and helpful parents.
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Nearly done!
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During a break I got these photo's of the signage outside the museum
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Love the graphic!
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At the end of the two sessions we had a couple of tables just FULL of Whatchamacallit kits!
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Out on the range, most everyone chose to stay in the shade to prepare their rockets for flight.
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A large group (nearly 40 in all) pose for a group shot!
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First two up and we are ready to start flying!
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I got VERY few launch shots today.  Frankly my shutter finger was slow and I got mostly smoke trails (very unusual for me...)
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But at least the parents get to see their kids with their rockets!
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Nimble fingers attach the micro clips
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Kewl!  A rocket!
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And we have LIFTOFF!
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Yep, these kids had FUN!
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Parents and siblings did as well!
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Took a while to get used to hooking up the clips
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But in the end, all succeeded!
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One of our smallest rocketeers!
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If you look closely, you can see the rocketeer (behind the smoke trail) pushing the launch button!
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Gotta love the pose!
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Everyone follows the path of the rocket, from start to finish!
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More rockets ready to fly!
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We were able to get every model into the air and recovered safely!
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All of these kids did a WONDERFUL job!
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Typical smoke trail picture for this day, but the position behind the rocketeer is great.
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Seeing the excitement in the young rocketeer makes the work all worthwhile!
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Explaining something to his friend.
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The girls got involved as well!
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Dang!  He's nearly as naked as his rocket! LOL
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Having never done this before, the kids were a bit nervous hooking up the clips.  With me standing there making "sparking" noises certainly didn't help... LOL
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All is well though, and another pair is ready to go!
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Cute as bugs in a rug!
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"Let's go fly some rockets!", my statement to every pair of kids right after getting the posed photo!
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Nearing the end of our day.  The crowd has thinned out but enthusiasm remains high!
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My final descent launch photo.  Man, it was a great day for flying, not so much for picture taking... LOL
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The last two of the day.  I think everyone had a great time!
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Little hands waiting to press the BIG button!
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Finger on the launch button, we have the last launch of the day!
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