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Latest Team America Rocketry Challenge Stories

2014-04-07 23:01:54

After months of designing, building and launching home-made model rockets, hundreds of middle and high school students from across the country will advance to the national finals of the Aerospace Industries Association's Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC). Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 After months of designing, building and launching home-made model rockets, hundreds of middle and high school students from across the country will advance to the national finals of the Team...

2014-02-20 23:23:34

More than 700 student teams representing 48 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands are preparing for the Aerospace Industries Association's 2014 Team America Rocketry Challenge, the world’s largest student rocket contest and a key piece of the aerospace and defense industry’s strategy to build a stronger U.S. workforce in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Arlington, VA (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Challenging competition engages students’...

2013-06-21 16:20:42

Raytheon-sponsored team from Georgetown, Texas, wins first place in student rocketry challenge at the International Paris Air Show PARIS, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Three students from the Georgetown, Texas, 4-H rocketry club took home gold medals after placing first in the sixth annual International Rocketry Challenge at Le Bourget Airport in Paris. The U.S. team, sponsored by Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), reclaimed the title from the French team, which placed second. The U.K. team...

2013-04-22 12:22:00

Students pursuing STEM education showcase rocket designs for President Obama ARLINGTON, Va., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This morning, students participating in the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) displayed their rockets for President Obama at the White House Science Fair for the third time since 2010. Students from Memphis, Tenn. and San Antonio, Texas represented more than 55,000 students who have taken part in the world's largest rocket competition over the past...

2013-04-02 12:21:39

AIA's Team America Rocketry Challenge announces its top 100 teams for national fly-off in May ARLINGTON, Va., April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of students from across the country will meet May 11 at Great Meadow in The Plains, VA to decide the winner of the world's largest student rocket contest. The Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) has been captivating students nationwide for the past decade, encouraging them to advance their education and pursue careers in...

2013-03-08 16:20:20

ARLINGTON, Va., March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marion C. Blakey, President and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association, and Susan Lavrakas, AIA's Director of Workforce, were honored last evening at Aviation Week & Space Technology's 56th annual Laureate Awards banquet in the workforce category for the association's outstanding STEM education activities, including AIA's decade-old Team America Rocketry Challenge. "AIA sincerely appreciates this honor, which represents...

2012-11-14 18:04:46

Organizers of the NASA Student Launch Projects have announced the 57 student teams whose inventive creations will soar skyward in April during the space agency's 2012-13 rocketry challenge. Representing schools in 26 states around the country, participating teams each will design and build a large, high-powered rocket, complete with a working science or engineering payload and capable of flying to the target altitude of 1 mile. NASA created the rocketry challenge to encourage young people...

2012-07-13 06:20:24

Lycee Louis Bleriot (France) first, Madison West (Wisc.) High School second, Perse School (UK) third LONDON, July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lycee Louis Bleriot of France beat out stiff international competition to win the International Rocketry Challenge at the Farnborough International Air Show today. The French team won for the first time against the national champions of the United States and the United Kingdom. "Lycee Louis Bleriot took home the trophy, but it's our...

2012-05-22 10:21:25

WALTHAM, Mass., May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will invite 50 of its Twitter followers to participate in a day of activities at the Farnborough International Airshow on Friday, July 13. Raytheon opened registration to interested Twitter followers at noon EDT on Tuesday, May 22, and it will remain open until noon Friday, May 25. The Tweetup will provide Raytheon's social media followers with access to the airshow via Raytheon's viewing platform at Farnborough. The...

2012-05-12 14:20:03

THE PLAINS, Va., May 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Students from Madison West High School in Madison, Wis. placed first at the 10th annual Team America Rocketry Challenge finals Saturday, besting 99 teams from across the country to earn the title of national champion in a contest that puts kids on track for careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120512/DC06153 ) Madison West will travel to London courtesy of Raytheon Company...