North Seattle College’s rocketry program takes flight

NSC students and faculty, Mansfield 2015

Last spring, North Seattle College Instructor Tracy Furutani and his students began building two high-powered rockets. Their goal was to successfully launch their rockets and recover the telemetry data obtained by the rockets during flight. The article below is taken from the group’s final report, written by student Amber Hackney. The major outcomes of the … Continue reading

The WSGC newsletter for teachers is out

The July issue of our e-letter for teachers is out! Register now for RoboClimb 2014, the fourth annual ISEC Space Elevator Youth Robotics Competition, and attend their July 26 workshop for design tips and hands-on help. Download one of five citizen science apps and bring the excitement of research into the outdoors, plus an online … Continue reading

NWIC rocket team successful at NASA rocket launch competition

On April 21, Northwest Indian College’s rocket team, the RPGs, put its rocket to the ultimate test at NASA’s University Student Launch Initiative (USLI) flight competition in Huntsville, Alabama. The students competed with college and university teams from across the nation to see whose rocket could come closest to a 1-mile altitude goal and safely … Continue reading

Rocketeers on campus

Students from Space & Space Travel (ESS 102) successfully launched their water rockets on the main UW campus this week, with the goal of returning their intrepid “eggonauts” safely to earth. The course, which explores the science and engineering that surrounds manned space exploration, is offered at UW and North Seattle Community College. As part … Continue reading

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