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‘NASA Student Launch Program’

Aerospace Club perfects novel liquid fuel tank design for rocket flight

Apr. 21, 2014—Mechanical engineering design students preparing for the NASA Student Launch competition May 17 recently ground tested their microgravity liquid fuel tank design in preparation for the 2014 national event in Utah. “Among the various projects suggested by the NASA program was the ‘liquid sloshing research in microgravity’ to support liquid propulsion system upgrades and development....

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Vanderbilt rocket camjet to capture landing hazards during NASA contest

Jan. 16, 2014—Organizers of the NASA Student Launch Program (SLP) have announced a final field of 27 collegiate teams to compete in the space agency’s 2013-2014 national rocketry challenge, and have introduced a number of changes to the program. This is the seventh year the Vanderbilt Aerospace Club, the 2012-2013 national champion, has been selected for the...

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