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Rainey Endowed School win NI Regional Schools Rocketry Final

Posted 9 April 2019 · Add Comment

The Northern Ireland Schools Rocketry Final was held on Monday at RLC Langford Lodge Airfield, with the Rainey Endowed School from Magherafelt taking home the winner's crown.



Above: The NI Regional Schools Rocketry Final was won by  Rainey Endowed School from Magherafelt.


The goal of the competition is to encourage and develop young engineers for the future, to help grow our industry sectors.

The national challenge is sponsored by Lockheed Martin and Thales Alenia Space.

Winners of the NI final were Rainey Endowed School from Magherafelt who were sponsored by Moyola Precision Engineering.

ADS are the organisers of the UK Youth Rocketry Challenge (UKRoC) and have been running the event annually since 2006. The challenge is aimed at students aged 11 – 18 from any secondary schools, colleges, educational facilities or youth groups to design, build and launch a model rocket with a fragile payload all whilst learning more about STEM subjects.

ADS congratulated all the students who took part in this year's Northern Ireland Schools Rocketry Final and wished them all the very best of luck for the national final.

 

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