Scouts-L Mail Archive for June of 1999: Re: Coke bottle rockets - Safety Considerations
Re: Coke bottle rockets - Safety Considerations
Wed, 2 Jun 1999 15:19:58 -0500
On Wed, 2 Jun 1999 10:31:00 EDT, NeilLup@AOL.COM wrote:
>So for that reason, just like the launches at NASA, I recommend a rigorous
>safety regimen where no one but the launcher is allowed closer than about 15
>feet from the rocket when it is mounted and particularly not when the pump is
Absolutely!!! Our launcher is nailed to the ground with 3 tent stakes
and the cub that is launching uses a 15'+ string to "pull the pin"
(this allows each cub to safely launch his own rocket).
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