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Rocket Festival in Northeast Thailand

Rocket Festival in Northeast Thailand

Nakhon ratchasima, Thailand. 25th April 2013 -- A Buddhist monk uses a stopwatch to time a competitor's homemade rocket at an impromptu rocket festival in 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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42-45878023
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April 25, 2013
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© Matthew Richards/Demotix/Corbis
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Corbis Mobile News
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