And yes, it's called the Candy Rocket.

Japanese sweets maker UHA Mikakuto brought together experts from various labs and universities to make a rocket that uses candy as its fuel.

Powered by twenty Puccho soft candies, the rocket successfully launched last week and reached an altitude of 248 meters (813 feet).

This isn't just the world's first candy powered rocket, but quite possibly the world's first cavity-inducing rocket fuel. Science!

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