Rocket launch planned at Bonne Terre

Saturday, July 11, 2009 | 3:14 p.m. CDT; updated 5:57 p.m. CDT, Saturday, July 11, 2009

BONNE TERRE — Two of the world's most notable amateur rocket launches have been in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada. An ancient lake bed, it is a vast expanse of exceptionally flat, unpopulated desert — and a magnet for record breakers.