Girl scouts across our area and the nation are remembering the 50th anniversary of the apollo 11 mission to the moon.
Girl scouts are taking part in "project liftoff" they're making straw rockets, and launching them, in honor of the launch of apollo 11 fifty years ago today.
The event also educates girl scouts about the need for women to be involved in the future of the space program.
"we took a group of girls t huntsville, to the space center last year and they told us the people who will be walking the surface of mars are alive today, that's just amazing to me, hopefully some of our girl scouts will be the ones to do that."
Girl scouts will keep track of their rocket launches and submit them to the space and rocket center in huntsville, alabama, in hopes of setting a new world record for