Chasing Maine: The Rocketeers

Brunswick-based bluShift Aerospace battles winter weather as it looks to make a first-ever rocket launch at Loring Air Force Base in Limestone.

by | January 24, 2021

Stardust 1.0, the rocket built by bluShift Aerospace in Brunswick, battles winter weather as it looks to make a first-ever rocket launch at Limestone’s Loring Air Force Base. In addition to using eco-friendly rocket fuel, the rocket will carry an instrumentation science project created by four Falmouth High School students – Shruti Joshi, Libby Greenlaw, Carissa Lucas and Pema Williams.

Chasing Maine is a biweekly video series that explores Maine from a distinct visual perspective. Join veteran Maine journalist and storyteller Roger McCord as he chases the people, places and things that define the unique character of the Pine Tree State.

Roger McCord

Roger McCord

Roger McCord has had a wide-ranging career in journalism, spanning the gamut from writing/reporting to daily news photography to working on various news desks as an editor. The most recent incarnation is in video production – usually brief features and mini-documentaries in and about Maine.


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