AE Groups Receive Engineering Open House Awards
The Aerospace Engineering department took home six awards, including three 1st place awards and the Most Popular Exhibit as voted on by all the visitors. This year's Engineering Open House was held on Friday, March 9 and Saturday, March 10.
AE Department Judging Results for EOH 2007 Exhibits
Category: Most Popular:
First Place: Illini Space Society Jet Rocket Launching
A 6-foot rocket built by the AE 498 RLB class was fired
between two bridges over the Bone Yard Creek.
Category: Class Projects
First Place: Illini Space Society Jet (AE 498)
Category: EOH 2007 Theme Exhibit: Inspiring Innovation
First Place: Why Go to the Moon? (International Space Society)
Students learned why we went to the moon in the first place and why NASA wants to go again. They also experienced the Lunar Explorer, a fascinating Moon simulation program developed from an actual NASA Mission.
Category: Back to School
Third Place: Century of Flight (AIAA Student Section)
Category: Encore! - Non-Technical
Third Place: Race to Space!
A space trivia game that challenged the students knowledge of space and space exploration.
Category: The Real World
Third Place: Design-Build-Fly