Nakhon ratchasima, Thailand. 25th April 2013 -- A competitor launches his homemade rocket at an impromptu rocket festival in the heart of the rice growing region of northeast Thailand. The aim of the event is to ensure that the winning rocket stays in the air the longest. -- An impromptu rocket festival took place in a rice field in northeast Thailand. Competitors tried to win by having their homemade projectiles stay airborne for as long as possible. A group with binoculars and a monk with a stopwatch served as judges.
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