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27 Jul 2010

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Go USA! American Students Win International Rocket Contest Fly-Off

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Student rocketeers from France, the United Kingdom and the United States competed today in the Third Annual Transatlantic Rocketry Challenge. The four-member team from Penn Manor High School in Millersville, PA posted the best score to win the international fly-off. Horsforth School in Leeds, England placed second. The French team was unable to launch its rocket due to technical problems.

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19 May 2010

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Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) Takes Flight

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This past weekend, the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) announced the results of the final round of the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC), the world’s largest rocket contest between 100 student rocketry teams. Qualifying teams of middle- and high-school students have the chance to earn $60,000 in scholarships and prizes. The TARC champion will also win the opportunity to compete internationally at an air show near London in July. And, the word is that the Penn Manor High School team is the winner.

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