UofL Runner-Up in USLI, Kentucky Students Successful in Recent Aerospace Competitions

May 21, 2013

Press Release: Kentucky Finds Success in Recent Aerospace Competitions (PDF)

University of Louisville places second in NASA’s 2013 USLI rocket launch competition, Hart County 4-H Team places seventh in the 2013 TARC rocket contest, and Kentucky high school teams find success in the Wing Design Competition.

Recent flight competitions show that Kentucky students studying science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are nationally competitive and that Kentucky universities are producing successful rocket scientists and aerospace engineers.

This was the second year in a row the UL team has finished near the top of NASA’s university rocket challenge, earning them recognition for their impressive talent and teamwork.

NASA Kentucky is proud to have sponsored teams in the USLI and TARC rocket launch contests and to have supported the UK College of Engineering and KIAE in sponsorship of the Wing Design Competition.

Opportunities like these, including student internships and team projects, are available through the NASA Kentucky programs. NASA Kentucky partners with more than a dozen Kentucky university, industry, and non-profit affiliates to support the work of faculty in aerospace programs and major research initiatives within the state.

Wing Design Competition 2013 Photo Gallery

Kentucky Wing Design Competition 2013 Group Photo. Photo by Joseph Rey Au.

Kentucky Wing Design Competition 2013 Group Photo. Photo by Joseph Rey Au.

University of Louisville 2013 USLI Team Photo Gallery

2013 USLI Team Group Photo. Photo by Austin Lassell.

University of Louisville 2013 USLI Team Group Photo. Photo by Austin Lassell.

University of Louisville 2013 USLI team member Kara Leeds conducts education outreach for the USLI project. Photo by Austin Lassell.

University of Louisville 2013 USLI team member Kara Leeds conducts education outreach for the USLI project. Photo by Austin Lassell.

University of Louisville USLI Team Captain Nick Greco works on rocket fabrication. Photo by Austin Lassell.

University of Louisville USLI Team Captain Nick Greco works on rocket fabrication. Photo by Austin Lassell.

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