Saturday, July 19, 2008

TARC and UKAYRoC Challenge Results

FARNBOROUGH 2008: It is rocket science for Schools contest! - Flight Global - This article leads right up to the contest between the winners of the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) and the UK Aerospace Youth Rocketry Challenge (UKAYRoC).

British Students Win U.S.-UK Rocket Contest at Farnborough - AIA press release - This one show what happened at the event. It mentions next year's TARC rules:

Also Friday, the new rules for next year's TARC contest were announced. The height and time goals remain the same, but the one-egg payload be transported lying on its side rather than positioned vertically. That mimics the position of an astronaut and presents the teams with a new engineering challenge.