Easter Egg Deployment by Rocket

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At the LUNAR launch event this weekend, Tony’s rocket was highly anticipated by the kids.  It launched up on a short-burn motor and then released nearly a hundred little parachutes attached to M&M-filled Easter eggs that drifted down to a swarm of kids trying to catch the candy rain.

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When the parachute pops, the kids start to run.

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The kids swarm across the plain as the wind carries the parachuting candy – 9 lbs of M&M’s in plastic eggs.

One of the Eggs contained a video camera.  Here is the Egg’s perspective

My Dad shot a video from the ground of the Easter rocket excitement… what every Estes rocket dreams of…

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