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Long Beach State Students Launch Rocket More Than A Mile High

Move over, Elon Musk. Watch out, Richard Branson.

The Beach Launch Team at Long Beach State is on your heels.

On the first Saturday of 2019, Jan. 5, the team of engineering students trekked to the desert in Kern County to set up and launch their first rocket. The successful launch put the rocket about 6,000 feet into the air.

CSULB students launch ‘a new era for rocketry at the Beach’

A group of Cal State Long Beach engineering students launched a rocket to an estimated altitude of 6,000 feet, the university announced Friday. The Beach Launch Team gathered at the Friends of Amateur Rocketry Site in the desert area of eastern Kern County to launch...