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[team rocket]Shattering the competition, U of M Rocket Team wins worldwide competition

Update time:2021-07-08 15:35Tag:

  ”There were 75 teams there from 17 countries from each continent in the world, except Antarctica, and we ended up being the overall winners and our team has never won an international competition like that before,” Rocket Team Lead Patrick Collins said.

  The win was a comeback for the team after the entire competition was called off last year because of the pandemic. They researched and built a 12-foot rocket that is 6 inches in diameter and weighs 123 pounds. The team was evaluated based on their technical reports and a 15-minute video presentation. This year the contest was virtual, but they were able to launch their rocket here in Minnesota.