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July 2020

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Have A Safe And Happy 4th!

 

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4th of July BBQ!

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The 4th of July is about celebrating our Independence and the best way we know is with BAR-B-Que and fireworks! 

This year Verna is deployed to King Salmon, Alaska, so everything falls to me but I'm ready! I just overhauled my commercial gas grill and by noon on the 4th everything will be in place for some good eatin' with steaks, chops and all the trimmings, including chocolate cream pie!

If you're celebrating too, we hope you have a Safe & Happy 4th!  

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The REAL High Power

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Everyone loves to watch a high power rocket launch but newtons aren't always the measure of high power. Sometimes, it's being a mentor.

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A first launch is always an exciting event especially when a couple dozen people are watching but with a final glance to make sure you're ready, it's time.  

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About the only thing that could make it even more special is pushing the button for the first time with your grandparents. The couple you see with Jayda are her grandparents, Ron & Carol Witherspoon. Ron founded BRB in 2004. 

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From the looks of it, the grands did a great job! 

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The chute is out, center top; the 2 small dots.

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A light rocket, a little wind and a C6 engine makes for a long walk to recover but when your grandmother goes with you, it's not so bad.

The first time I took my kids flying my father went with us and he said something to me I've never forgotten: "No man ever stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child."

How long since you've stooped? 

Randy

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Looking for something entertaining and fun to read?

If you'd like something entertaining and fun to read, get your copies of the entire Rocket Babe series, paperback or Kindle. Here's how...

Get The Entire Series On Kindle!

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Rocket Babe: Reflection

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Prefer Paperback? No Problem!

Signed / personalized paperback copies of Rocket Babe - Dust Storm, Rocket Babe - Fallen Angel, Rocket Babe - Ant Men and Rocket Babe - Reflection are all available directly from the author!

Books are great gifts for any occasion! Holidays, birthdays or just because!

Dust Storm $10.00
Fallen Angel $12.00
Ant Men $13.00
Reflection $13.00

Standard book rate shipping: $4 for 1st book; $1 for each additional book per address in the same order. Please allow 7-10 days for shipping, longer during the holidays.

*Special "Set" pricing! Get all 4 books for $46.00 includes shipping within the continental U.S.! Saves over $10 off the regular price and shipping!

*Shipping outside the USA available. Contact us for a postage quote before placing your order.

HOW TO ORDER:

Send your email order to Verna at: vernarockets@hotmail.com with BOOK as the subject.

List each dedication separately and clearly. Be sure to include the full shipping address.

Verna will reply with how to send in your money order. Sorry, money orders only.

If you have any questions PLEASE email us: vernarockets@hotmail.com

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Above you see a rare photo of Dave Miller, appropriately dressed in black as owner of the clandestine black ops organization known as Sirius Rocketry! What does he do in his spare time? He reads Rocket Babe, what else?

That's a nice looking Cestris Fighter he's holding too! Get yours from https://www.siriusrocketry.com

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Verna Starr Cestris Fighter!

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This is our favorite Sirius kit, the Cestris. The kit is intended to fly on a single engine but it was easily modified to a 3 engine cluster complete with Verna Starr fighter decals, also available from Sirius.

Randy

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Just click the BLUE link below the banner!

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She'll go with you anywhere! Kevin, owner and moderator at the Alien Soup  sci-fi forum, enjoys Rocket Babe - Dust Storm between innings at a recent ballgame!
 

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Visit Kevin at Alien Soup https://aliensoup.com/ and tell him Verna sent you!

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Bones says...

“Happy 4th Of July!” 

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Verna & Randy's Rockets is proud to have been featured by:

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Darrell Mobley's Website Review on Rocketry Planet http://www.rocketryplanet.com/content/view/667/38/

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Dick Stafford's The Original Rocket Dungeon http://rocketdungeon.blogspot.com/

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Apogee E-Zine Peak Of Flight http://www.apogeerockets.com issue #155
 

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April 2006  Finishing Touches
 
And Virally In Ezines Like:
 
Hobby Media Italy  http://www.hobbymedia.it/

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You never know who will show up on Fire & Smoke!

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The crew of 107 never misses Fire & Smoke!

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Who do you fly with? Fly with family!

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Graphics by Doc's Patriotic Graphics

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Verna & Randy
                                                       

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