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Photos: Blast Off! Young Rocketeers Launch Model Rockets with NASA

Model Rocket Winner

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The junior division winner, Stoil Avroumov with his first place trophy at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in a model rocket competition.

Displaying Goddard Model Rocket Competition Trophies

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Jack and Lily Verde proudly display their second place trophy at a July 14 model rocket competition in NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.

Celebrating a Win

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Tyrig King celebrating a third-place win. On July 14, families from around the area came to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center to show off their model rockets and compete to see who could land theirs on the moon.

The Winning Group

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Area families came to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. on July 14 to show off their model rockets and compete to see who could land their rocket on a 150-foot-wide “moon,” which was represented by a circle outlined in the ground.

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