Participants in the NASA Student Launch rocket project were greeting visitors to Balboa Park today!
The NASA Student Launch Initiative is a competitive, experimental challenge where student teams design, build and launch rockets, then analyze the results.
The challenge for 2023 is to design a rocket that will reach 5000 feet. The rocket must autonomously receive NASA’s radio frequency transmissions, commanding a maneuverable camera.
The students also get to meet NASA engineers to present their findings!
Team Hydra, from MATHmania Robotics, with members from around Southern California, were in Balboa Park demonstrating how the rockets they’ve designed work. Why? Participants in NASA Student Launch are also tasked with STEM education.
Kids passing by were instantly drawn to the big rockets and were eager to learn all about them!
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