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    Vanderbilt rocketeers win sixth payload design award at NASA launch competition

    Vanderbilt Launch Team gather just before liftoff of Thrustworthy: (L-R) Dexter Watkins, Robb Rutherford, Andrew Martin, Justin Broughton, Quinlan Monk, David Hirsch, Ben Gasser, Matt Kelley, Robin Midgett, Andrew Voss, Jimmy Pan, Rebecca Riley, Mitch Masia, Henry Bristol, Dylan Shane, Dustin Howser, Chris Lyne, Chris Romanoski, Bryan Lawson and Eric… Read More

    Apr. 20, 2016

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    Three-time national rocketry champs are off to a strong start defending their title

    The Vanderbilt Aerospace Design Lab is off to a strong start defending their national rocketry title in the 2015-16 NASA University Student Launch Challenge competing against a field of 39 other university teams. On Nov. 14 the student team successfully launched… Read More

    Nov. 20, 2015

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    Mars rocket demo wows at Nashville school’s assembly

    Montgomery Bell Academy students enjoy a demonstration of Vanderbilt Aerospace Club's 2014-2015 entry (far left) in NASA's Student Launch Competition. Vanderbilt students are (L-R) William Emfinger, Pranav Kumar, Conner Caldwell, Alex Goodman, Cameron Ridgewell, Fred Folz, Chris Lyne and Jacob Moore. A robotic arm moves directly over a Vanderbilt Aerospace… Read More

    Mar. 19, 2015

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    Aerospace Club works on simulated Mars sample recovery vehicle for NASA competition

    The 2014-15 Vanderbilt Aerospace Club team for the NASA Student Launch Challenge: (L-R) Dexter Watkins, William Emfinger, Pranav Kumar, Ben Gasser, Brian Lawson, Myles Lacy, Conner Caldwell, Jacob Moore, Mitchell Masia, Andrew Voss, Fred Folz, Cameron Ridgewell, Chris Lyne and Alex Goodman. The Vanderbilt Aerospace Club, defending champions in the… Read More

    Dec. 4, 2014

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    Vanderbilt rocket camjet to capture landing hazards during NASA contest

    Vanderbilt NASA Student Launch Team: (Front, L-R ) William Emfinger, Andrew Voss, Brandon Dimmig, Shivaprem Bernath, Chris Twedell, Fred Folz, Dexter Watkins, Mitchell Masia, (Back, L-R) Patrick Foran, Jordan Salik and Kevin Bush. Organizers of the NASA Student Launch Program (SLP) have announced a final field of 27 collegiate… Read More

    Jan. 16, 2014

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    Fun experiments fan middle schoolers’ interest in engineering

      Brandon Dimmig steadies a fan cart for a cluster of eager fifth graders. The fan cart looks like a toy and students are instantly attracted to the straight grey track and the small black cart with a movable fan. Brandon Dimmig, Vanderbilt Aerospace Club president, readies… Read More

    Nov. 22, 2013