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NASA Names Utah State University Rocketeers Winners of 2007-2008 University Student Launch Initiative
05.29.08
 
Angela Storey
Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala.
256-544-0034
angela.d.storey@nasa.gov

Richard Essary
ATK Launch Systems, Brigham City, Utah
435-863-2045
richard.essary@atk.com

Photo release: 08-066


Utah State University students watch their rocket fly. > Large (1400 x 937, 200 ppi)
> Medium (516 x 345, 72 ppi)
> Small (100 x 75, 72 ppi)

Student rocketeers from Utah State University in Logan have been named the winners of the 2007-2008 University Student Launch Initiative, organized by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., and sponsored by ATK Launch Systems of Brigham City, Utah. The annual event challenges college and university teams to design and build reusable rockets that can carry working science payloads 1 mile high and return them safely to Earth. The Utah State team won $5,000 and an invitation from NASA to attend a space shuttle launch. (NASA/MSFC)

The rocket built by students at Utah State University gently returns to Earth. > Large (940 x 1400, 200 ppi)
> Medium (516 x 769, 72 ppi)
> Small (100 x 75, 72 ppi)

Its parachute deployed, the rocket built by students at Utah State University gently returns to Earth. The team's rocket took home the top award at the 2007-2008 University Student Launch Initiative, organized by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., and sponsored by ATK Launch Systems of Brigham City, Utah. The annual event challenges college and university teams to design and build reusable rockets that can carry working science payloads 1 mile high and return them safely to Earth. The Utah State team won $5,000 and an invitation from NASA to attend a space shuttle launch. (NASA/MSFC)


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