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Challenge Launches STEM Skills Into Space

A UCLA student with a liquid fuel rocket. Image courtesy of Base 11.

The STEM skills challenge will feature annual competitions where students reach milestone achievements during the development of liquid-fuel rockets, including design, static testing and smaller popup innovation challenges.

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Base 11 Challenge Launches STEM Skills Into Space

A UCLA student with a liquid fuel rocket. Image courtesy of Base 11.

The Base 11 Space Challenge is a $1 million prize for a student-led university team to design, build and launch a liquid-propelled, single-stage rocket to an altitude of 100 km (the Karman Line) by December 30, 2021.

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Students Disrupt Worlds of Aviation and Astronautics

David W. Levy is the director of Technology at Sierra Nevada Corp. and the chair for the AIAA Aircraft Design Technical Committee. We spoke to him to better understand the competition.

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Students Walk the Innovation Talk

Image courtesy of Jim Romeo/ National Inventors Hall of Fame.

Rini Paiva is the vice president, Recognition and Selection, for the National Inventors Hall of Fame. We spoke to him to learn more about the Collegiate Inventors Competition.

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Building the Most Energy-Efficient Vehicle

More than 5,000 students compete in the Shell Eco-marathon event, worldwide.

Shell Eco-marathon Americas is a global competition that challenges students to design, build and test the most energy-efficient vehicles possible.

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Designing the Future of Unmanned Vehicle Systems

The AUVSI SUAS competition requires students to design, integrate, report on and demonstrate an unmanned air system capable of autonomous flight and navigation, remote sensing and execution of specific tasks.

The AUVSI SUAS competition requires students to design, integrate, report on and demonstrate an unmanned air system capable of autonomous flight and navigation, remote sensing and execution of specific tasks.

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