learned more about thrust, weight and trajectory (and the neighbors' roof!)
with these neat little water rockets. They were so much fun for a kid, especially
during backyard BBQ's! The rocket would spray a great amount of water out the
back, which would then rain directly back down on our dinner guests! It's was
a hoot! This scene is from Memphis Tennessee in 1957. We stayed out back that
night, amid clouds of magical fireflies, and watched Sputnik race across the
I never forgot it.