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Balloon Satellite, Aeronautics, and Rocketry Competitions

Team America Rocketry Challenge

Annual nation-wide rocketry-based aerospace design and flying challenge competition for student teams of 7th-12th graders. Registration for competitions opens early in September annually, with a final registration deadline around the beginning of December.

CanSat Competition

This annual competition allows teams from different universities and high schools to design and build a space-type system, according to the specifications released by the competition organizing committee, and then compete against each other at the end of two semesters to determine the winners. Applications are due annually around the end of October (launch is typically mid-June). Competition takes place in June in Amarillo, Texas.

Reduced Gravity Student Flight Opportunities Program

The Reduced Gravity Student Flight Opportunities Program provides a unique academic experience for undergraduate students to successfully propose, design, fabricate, fly and evaluate a reduced gravity experiment of their choice over the course of six months. The overall experience includes scientific research, hands-on experimental design, test operations and educational/public outreach activities.
Letters of Interest (Optional) Due: mid-September annually
Proposal Due: end of October annually
Announcement of Selected Teams: early December
Flight Weeks: in April and June typically


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