Rockets for Yuri


Celebrate 50 years of human spaceflight

 

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ROCKETS FOR YURI 

Nationwide rocket launch 

on 12th April 2011

 

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's first human spaceflight, YuriGagarin50 would like to propose a mass launch of "stomp" and other water/air powered rockets at 12 noon BST on 12th April 2011.

 

Do you want to be involved?

 

At YuriGagarin50 we have used some of the top brains in the country to design a model for you to try.

 

Instructions on how to build your own rocket:

 Download: Launch Manual 1

 

Why not get some friends together and organise a Rocket Party for "Rockets For Yuri"!

All we ask is that you record your results and post them on the YuriGagarin50 social networking sites:

Twitter     @YuriGagarin50    

YouTube    http://youtube.com/yurigagarin50   

Flickr         http://flickr.com/groups/yg50

 

See demonstrations of the YuriGagarin50 Air-Powered rocket at http://www.youtube.com/yurigagarin50

 See more demonstrations at the National Space Centre website

 

 

 

Get ready to LAUNCH!

 


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