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Outreach Reports (6/14/2005)

We had two Rocket League launches last week: Anwatin launched Monday afternoon at Bryn Mawr Meadows, and Pillsbury launched at Bethune Park.

Anwatin brought about 90 kids in two waves. MASA member Carol Marple, INSciTE Director Fred Rose, and I did the best we could to help out the throngs of kids having an afternoon out. They all flew Delties in the Airshow configuration, with some excellent flights (one over a minute) as well as some not so great flights (shreds, red barons, etc). The kids teamed up to build the Delties-I had about 30 times turned in, and probably fifty glider flights in total. Overall the kids seemed to have a great time, and many of them may have learned a few things, too!

I did a much smaller, more relaxed launch the next morning at Bethune. Six teams from Pillsbury flew their Delties, also in Airshow configuration, and posted some respectable times.

Finally, I had the opportunity to give a talk on rocketry to Boy Scout Troup 567 in Plymouth last night. I got lots of good questions afterwards.

Photos from the Rocket League launch at Bethune will be up on the rocket league website any day now.

 [Ted Cochran]

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