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Young Scientists Blast Off

Dozens of young scientists and engineers blasted off the start of summer with a rocket fanfare at the 6th Annual Rocketfest.
 
Kids had the chance to build and launch their own rockets at the Kopernik Observatory and Science Center in Vestal. Organizers say inspiring children to get involved with science, engineering, and even just using their imaginations is important, especially at a young age.

"It's been great, especially when they launch the rockets and how wide their eyes get and watching their rockets go up is fantastic," said Bradshaw.
 
Science and engineering camps at Kopernik begin in early July. Online registration can be found at kopernik.org.

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