UA Engineering Students Launch Rocket for NASA Competition

By Associated Engineering Press

After placing sixth in the 2012 NASA University Student Launch Initiative, the Rocket Girls, an all-female team of University of Alabama engineering students, are taking on the daunting task of creating a rocket for the third year in a row.

In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s College of Engineering has more than 5,800 students and more than 150 faculty. In recent years, students in the College have been named USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, Goldwater, Hollings, Portz, Boren, Mitchell and Truman scholars.

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Posted on: April 8, 2013    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Students, UA News    /    Features: