Tag: rocketry

S&T rocket team takes second in first Spaceport America Cup

Posted by on June 26, 2017

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The Missouri University of Science and Technology Rocket Design Team finished second out of 96 teams in the inaugural Spaceport America Cup, held Jun 20-24 in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The competition challenges teams of college students to design, build and launch solid-, liquid- or hybrid-fuel rockets to a targeted altitude. Missouri S&T’s solid-fuel rocket competed in the 10,000-foot launch category.

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S&T students are becoming real rocket scientists

Posted by on September 25, 2008

Two years ago, a group of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology were involved in an informal rocketry challenge with some would-be rocket scientists from Iowa State University. The Iowa State program didn’t get off the ground that year, but the Missouri S&T students built a 12-foot-tall rocket that reached speeds approaching 1,000 mph and a height of 19,000 feet.

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