Student Launch In Action
The 2014-2015 Student Launch and Centennial Challenge information is NOW AVAILABLE! The NASA Student Launch, or SL, is a researched-based, competitive, experiential exploration activity. SL has partnered with the Centennial Challenges to provide relevant, cost-effective research and development of rocket propulsion systems. This year’s project offers multiple challenges reaching a broad audience of middle and high schools, colleges and universities, and non-academic teams across the nation through an eight-month commitment to design, construct, and fly payloads and vehicle components and/or to design, construct, and operate ground support equipment. The teams launch the experiments on high-power rockets and share the research results, which will be used in future design and development of NASA projects. The NASA SL will be held April 7-11, 2015, in Huntsville, Alabama.
Interested teams must apply for Student Launch and/or the Centennial Challenge by submitting a proposal to the project office no later than 5 p.m. CDT Oct. 6, 2014. Details for submitting the proposal may be found in the SL Handbook. [PDF 3MB]
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Sept. 11, 2014
Request for Proposals available in the Student Launch Handbook.
Oct. 6, 2014
Proposals due to project office
Oct. 31, 2014
Team web presence established
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