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Amateur rocket enthusiasts from Western Canada were celebrating the Apollo 11 anniversary in Alberta, Canada today at the 21st Rock Lake rocket launch. However, there was one particular rocket that stood out among the rest, and it’s called “Kronos Pente”. This scale model of Apollo 11 Saturn V was built specially to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1969 moon landing. “We’ve never seen a rocket like this built and flown in Canada and we wanted to bring that to our community. This project took us about a year and a half to build. It was very challenging. There’s a lot of different or innovative ideas that we put into it,” said Shane Weatherill, Kronos E Project team member. Read more for a video and additional information.
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“Majority of those flights came from a younger generation whose interest in rockets is only climbing. The next high power rocket launch event will be held in September with amateur rocketeers and spectators welcome to attend,” reports Global News.