We have been thrilled with the overwhelming response and quality of submissions for the Phase 1 PDR. You should be very proud of your team and all of your colleagues in this competition! A wide variety of innovative designs were submitted, and the judging process has been difficult!

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Phase 1 Finalists:

Concordia University

Portland State University

University of British Columbia

University of California - San Diego

University of Michigan

Look out for comments and feedback from the judging panel on your submission in the next few weeks.

The finalists will be presenting at the Next Frontier event at Caltech on June 24, where the winners of $50,000 in prizes will be announced!


Also at the NEXT FRONTIER event......

-Hear the keynote from NASA astronaut and former NFL wide receiver Leland Melvin

-Network with Space Challenge Partners including special guests from Blue Origin, NASA, and Dassault Systèmes

-Meet rocketry enthusiast who are excited about student-led challenge activities


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