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.% 9~ FRIDAY, MAY13 - MONDAY, MAY 16, 2011 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Cape Gazette OCKETS FILL THE SKY AT CAPE STATE PARK RON MACARTHUR PHOTOS ROCKET WATCHERS LOOK UPWARD to follow a skyward rocket during one of dozens of launches May 7 at Cape Henlopen State Park. The 15th annual event was sponsored by the Delaware AeroSpace Education Foundation in conjunction with Delaware Space Gran~ and the Delaware Department of Transportation. Lee Ferguson of Little Creek readies his model rocket designed after Robert Goddard's first rocket. He took home top honors for design. Team Challenger from Eagles Nest Christian School near Milton prepares to launch its "Chiller" bottle rocket. Getting help from Bob Blown of the Delaware Aerospace Academy, are team mem- bers (I-r) Alexandra Downsof Lewes, Logan Patterson of Millsboro and Paul Wilson of Rehoboth Beach. A fourth team member, Anna York, could not make the launch. Proving that rockets are not just for boys and men, Rebecca Williams of the P.S. duPont Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Learning Center loads the team's rocket on the pad. Geremy Cox of Boy Scout Troop 660 in Wilmington prepares to launch one of the large high-altitude rockets. A rocket heads skyward after a successful launch. Ted Proseus, a Cape Henlopen High School sci- ence teacher, mans the launch panel. A pressurized bottle rocket takes off from the laLJnch pad.