Campers came back to Earth during the last day of the Armstrong Air & Space Museum space camp, after launching rockets into the sky as their last activity on Friday.
Counting down from 10, the campers cheered on each child as they waited their turns to launch their rockets.
Building the rockets, feeling weightlessness in a swimming pool, designing mission patches, flying in a private plane and other hands-on activities gave campers the feeling they were astronauts in training during space camp.
A psychologist retiring after 29 years at Wapakoneta City Schools spent her first seven years in education teaching.
While she spent much of her time working in the district’s elementary schools, Roberta Parker also evaluated children with multiple disabilities and worked with children attending programs outside of the district and filled in as needed at other buildings. Her assignments changed frequently as needed.
Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office deputies have no suspects in at least six separate incidents of thefts from at least eight different vehicles.
The thefts took place within a 3-mile radius south and east of Wapakoneta overnight Thursday, Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon said.
He said a number of items were removed from the vehicles, with at least one vehicle forcibly entered to remove an item visible to the suspect.
The sheriff said his deputies continue to investigate the incidents.