Apr. 16, 2015—Vanderbilt's Aerospace Club continued its winning ways at this year's NASA Student Launch Competition held April 11 near Huntsville, Alabama.
Dec. 9, 2014—The Vanderbilt Aerospace Club, defending champions in the NASA Student Launch Challenge for the past two years, is tackling the agency’s 2014-15 design challenge.
May. 30, 2014—For the second year in a row, the Vanderbilt Aerospace Club is the overall winner of NASA’s annual Student Launch Competition, a nine-month contest that consisted of much more than simply designing and building a model rocket.
May. 19, 2014—A new type of supercapacitor brings us a step closer to a day when everything from cell phones to electric vehicles will no longer need separate batteries.
Jan. 17, 2014—The Vanderbilt Aerospace Club will outfit its NASA Student Launch Project rocket with a modified camera to capture landing hazards.
May. 21, 2013—The Vanderbilt Aerospace Club has captured first prize in the 2013 NASA Student Launch Initiative. The Vanderbilt team also took home the 2013 Best Payload Design award for the most creative and innovative payload experiment: bio-hybrid ramjet engines that use carbon-neutral, 100-percent-renewable bio-hybrid fuels for combustion.
Apr. 22, 2013—For the fourth year in a row, the Best Payload Design award went to the Vanderbilt Aerospace Club in the 12th annual NASA University Student Launch Initiative Sunday, April 21, in a field at Bragg Farms in Toney, Ala. This is the sixth year the club has entered the national rocketry competition.
Apr. 17, 2013—A novel redesign of industrial exhaust stacks that could result in 12% energy savings has earned a Vanderbilt student design team a second-place win in the team division at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Region II conference last week.
Dec. 10, 2012—The Aerospace Club has partnered with Peabody College to produce a five-week program using soda bottle rockets to introduce middle school students to basic engineering principles.
Nov. 30, 2012—Students from the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt trekked about three miles from campus to the School of Engineering’s wind-solar alternative energy site to see a wind turbine in action atop Love Circle hill in Nashville.
Jun. 26, 2012—For the third year in a row the Vanderbilt Aerospace Club has come in third in the national rocket competition that is part of the NASA University Student Launch Initiative.
Apr. 24, 2012—A combined team from Vanderbilt Engineering’s Aerospace Club and Peabody’s Department of Teaching and Learning won a prestigious outreach award from NASA for inspiring school students in the study of rocketry and other science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related topics.