The demise of model rocketry may seem like a small price to pay for homeland security, but for those who love to build and fly them, it’s a major tragedy. But they can’t fly without solid rocket motors, and UPS has stopped shipping them due to the Safe Explosives Act, which is part of the new Homeland Security provisions. Rocketeers are pressing congress to change the law so they can continue flying their models. Find out how to contact your congressman so the rockets can continue to fly.
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