Girls rocket team giving the boys a run for their money (Video)

Jasmyn Logan, left, and Nia'mani Robinson before launching a rocket in Clarksville, Md. 'Team Rocket Power' is headed to the Team America Rocketry Challenge National Finals on Saturday May 11, 2013. (Jamie Forzato/WTOP)
Mentor Kevin Johnson (left), Jasmyn Logan (center) and freshman Nia'mani Robinson. (Jamie Forzato/WTOP)
Jasmyn Logan, left, and Nia'mani Robinson before a launch. (Jamie Forzato/WTOP)
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Jamie Forzato, wtop.com

CLARKSVILLE, Md. – Building rockets may seem like a teenage boy’s hobby, but a group of high school girls are giving the boys a run for their money.

Jasmyn Logan and Nia’mani Robinson, two freshmen from Central High School in Capitol Heights, Md., are finalists in this Saturday’s Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) – the largest student rocket competition in the world. They call themselves “Team Rocket Power,” and they are the only African American all-girls team to qualify.

“People keep telling us this isn’t something that girls usually do. And we’re like,

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