High-Power Rockets Blast Off at the Space Grant 2023 “Midwest” Competition

The Space Grant 2023 Midwest High-Power Rocketry Competition was held on May 13-14, 2023.

High-power rocketry teams from four states gathered to do team presentations then a fly-off for the “Precision Landing Challenge.” Congratulations to all participants!

Here are the “Peer Voting” winners:

  1. Coolest Looking (renamed Hottest Looking) Rocket
    Milwaukee School of Engineering
  2. Best Rocket Build
    University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
  3. Best Landing Mechanism
    University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

Judged Awards for First Place, Second Place, and Third Place will be announced early in June, after final reports are collected and rated.

Flight video of the first launch of the
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities rocket

Team photos and pad videos showing
some of the rockets launched on May 14, 2023.

Bethel University

Inver Hills Community College

Mankato Twin Cities Engineering

Milwaukee School Of Engineering

Normandale Community College

University of Iowa

University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

Virginia Tech