UHCC Project Imua Mission 9 Team Takes First Place at the ARLISS Rocketry Competition 2021

This past September watch our very own UHCC Project Imua Mission 9 Team soar past the competition taking first place in the EXTREME ALTITUDE Hybrid Motor Competition at the ARLISS rocketry competition in Black Rock, Nevada. The UH Windward Community College Team, consisting of Connor Wilson, Jared Estrada, and Patrick Ng, collaborated with the UH Honolulu Community College team, consisting of D’Elle Martin, Cameron Hoffman, Jared Rhey Pasalo, and Janum Canonigo, to fabricate hybrid rockets and payloads and to improve from their previous successful launches.

Two of our students from Windward Community College, Nikki Arakawa and Quinn Patrick O’Malley, each won second place in constructing and successfully launching a solid Class H and I solid rockets. The Project Imua program was funded by the Hawai’i Space Grant Consortium and more information regarding their event can be found here: https://www.hawaii.edu/news/2021/10/28/.

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