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On Sunday, high-school seniors Sanzio Angeli, of Clover Hill High School, and Dylan Whitesel, of Midlothian High School succeeded in breaking the world's record by launching almost 4000 model rockets at one time. In the process, they collected $20,000 to support the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

For more information, and videos, please see Rocket4TheCure – New World’s Record As Teens Launch Almost 4000 Rockets at Once

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DateRocket NameMotor(s)AltitudeNotes
2009-12-05 Mike Caplinger's Performance Rocketry G3J210-04410 feet Great 4-sec burn on the motor; main deploy at 500 feet.
2009-12-05Mike Caplinger's Performance Rocketry G3J295-156882 feet No sign of main deploy and rocket was lost for 3 hours; it was eventually found 1+ mile out. Came ...
2010-01-02 Mike Caplinger's Performance Rocketry G3J250-153624 feet Again, altimeter appears to have deployed main at apogee. Chute tangled badly and rocket came in ...
2010-01-02 Mike Caplinger's Performance Rocketry G3CESK454-177431 feet Main deployed at apogee (possible altimeter problem) and rocket drifted 1+ mile south; fortunately ...
2010-03-06 Mike Caplinger's Performance Rocketry G3J250-123620 feet First successful flight with the Raven altimeter firmware.
2010-03-06 Mike Caplinger's Performance Rocketry G3J135-ALTIM5183 feet Nice long-burn WL motor. Didn't get tracker signal after landing; turned out the antenna was ...
2010-06-12 Mike Caplinger's Performance Rocketry G3CESK160-ALTIM9025 feet Launched accidentally by the LCO as we were waiting for a high-altitude waiver. Lost sight of it ...
2010-11-06 Mike Caplinger's Performance Rocketry G3K400-08304 feet Nice flight toward the end of the day. Carried GPS logger for testing.
2011-11-05Mike Caplinger's Performance Rocketry G3J2104133 feet GPS tracker test flight. Worked well, though I had the rocket visually through the whole flight.
2012-01-07 Mike Caplinger's Performance Rocketry G3J2956672 feet GPS tracker flight test; worked well.
2012-01-28Mike Hall's Lil Miss 6 grain 54mm research motor12008 feet BigRedBee gps onboard. Recoverd safely one mile away.
2012-04-07 Mike Caplinger's Performance Rocketry G39870 feet Very nice flight.
2012-04-07 Mike Caplinger's Performance Rocketry G3L935800 feet Motor CATOed and entire booster destroyed.
2012-05-19Mike Hall's Lil Miss CTI - L-730 CL12912 feet Straight boost, rocket recovered about 1.5 miles from launch site. The G-3 rocket is the best 54mm ...
2012-10-06 Mike Caplinger's Performance Rocketry G3K3607611 feet very nice flight of rebuilt G3; GPS worked perfectly.
2012-10-06Mike Caplinger's Performance Rocketry G3L935- shredded at max-Q; looks like the rebuild wasn't up to the L935.

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