Three Missouri S&T design teams recently competed and excelled in competitions:
- Missouri S&T’s Rocket Design Team finished in second place among 96 teams in the inaugural Spaceport America Cup, held June 20-24 in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The competition challenges teams of college students to design, build and launch rockets to a targeted altitude. The Missouri S&T team also won the James Barrowman Prize for the most accurate flight prediction among the 96 teams.
- Missouri S&T’s Formula SAE Design Team finished second out of 78 teams at Formula-SAE Lincoln, an international competition that challenges teams of college students to design, build and race Formula One-style race cars. The competition was held June 21-24 in Lincoln, Nebraska.
- Missouri S&T’s Formula SAE Electric Team placed fourth overall in a race of electric-powered Formula One-style cars at Formula-SAE Lincoln. The team also placed first in efficiency and second in cost during the competition.