Student Launch

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Student Launch In Action


The NASA Student Launch is a research-based, competitive and experiential exploration project that provides relevant and cost-effective research and development to support the Space Launch System. The new NASA Student Launch (formerly the Student Launch Initiative) will be held May 14-18, 2014, in Salt Lake City, Utah. The project will focus on designing, constructing and flying technologies to support the SLS mission. The teams will share the research results, which will be used in future design and development of SLS and other projects.

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April 18, 2014
Reports and Documentation Due

April 21-25, 2014

May 14-18, 2014
Competition, Salt Lake City, Utah

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Page Last Updated: March 27th, 2014
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