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40 YEAR OLD Launch of a Geko from atop an Extes pay load Rocket.

Old 04-07-2008, 06:12 PM
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Ahhhhhhmm.During the summer of 1968 in a location near Cape %*&%%&(*(& [8D]aaaan Estes Model Rocket was carefully completed. On the day of the launch a "Geko" was helped into the clear payload Estes Rocket compartment;the fuse was ignited and the Geko was never seen again until he turned up doing INSURANCE commercials[X(]
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Actually, GEICO is represented by an anole. I launched 2 of them from Coral Way Elementary in 1958 and only recovered the second one...Have movies to prove it. My Estes rocket was their first product - an Aerobee Hi. Still have it. Can't say that for the anoles.
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He-la-a ride it must have been 40 years ago this very month.[8D]

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lol, i just shot an egg off in the estes omloid, took off sideways in the park, went twards a bunch of houses, thew the kids and stuff in the trunk and took off, lol. No reptiles shot off

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