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3-2-1, Lift Off! More Than 600 Students Send Specially Crafted Rockets to the Skies at NASA Student
3-2-1, Lift Off! More Than 600 Students Send Specially Crafted Rockets to the Skies at NASA Student

A team from Alabama A&M University in Huntsville is all smiles after receiving the "Closest to Altitude" award for coming closest to the specified 1-mile altitude goal. The rocket reached an altitude of 5,269 feet - just 11 feet short of the mark.

Image credit: NASA/MSFC/Emmett Given

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Page Last Updated: July 28th, 2013
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