Student Launch Projects 2012

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Students watch a rocket launch during the 2012 Student Launch Projects challenge in Toney, Ala.

500+ Students Participate in NASA Launch Challenge

Specially crafted rockets soared high into the skies April 22 at the 2011-12 NASA Student Launch Projects challenge.

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Students compete in the NASA Student Launch Initiative.

Thunder Over Alabama! Student 'Launchfest'

On Sunday, April 22, more than 500 students from 29 states will launch sophisticated rockets of their own design into the skies.

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Representing the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, the 16-member

Students Launch 39 Rockets for Rocketry Challenge

Rocketeers from all over America gathered in a sunny North Alabama cornfield April 17 to launch 39 rockets they designed.

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Students compete in the 2010 Student Launch Initiative.

Smoke, Thunder, Accolades for Young Engineers

More than 300 students vied to see whose rocket could fly a mile high and safely land at the 2009-2010 Student Launch Projects challenge.

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Students compete in the 2009 Student Launch Initiative.

Young Rocketeers Achieve Sky-High Success

Marshall Space Flight Center and its partners hosted 33 student teams for the 2008-2009 NASA Student Launch Projects.

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  • Some 600 spectators crowded Bragg Farms in Toney, Ala., April 18 to watch 32 student-built rockets launch.

    Are You Up for the Challenge?

    NASA Student Launch Programs challenge middle, high school and university-level students to design, build and launch a reusable rocket with a scientific or engineering payload to one mile above ground level, or AGL.

    › Grades 7-12 Challenge
    › Higher Education Challenge

Media Contacts

    For media queries regarding NASA's Student Launch Projects, contact:

    Angela Storey
    Marshall Space Flight Center
    Phone: 256-544-0034