Monday, July 07, 2014

Projectiles, Part 1

The kids got to build little paper rockets and fire them from an air compressor.

Which immediately led to having to retrieve one off a neighbor's roof.

After some directional adjustment, we got them to fly straight up.  Fire in the hole!

Look up, up, up!

To give you a sense of how high the rockets were flying, here's a tree in the front yard, with people in front for scale.

Here's that same tree, with the rocket so high up that it's a tiny speck above the "H" in caption "Here is the rocket."

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