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UBC Snowstar Team Makes it Six Qualified for Today’s Space Elevator Competition

By Marc Boucher
April 8, 2013
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The Snowstar team from the Univeristy of British Columbia qualified yesterday bringing the total number of teams to qualify to six. Ted Semon reports on his blog that perhaps one or two more have a realistic chance at qualifying for today’s competition.

The team from Spain, Recens, appears to have had their climber lost by UPS on its way to the games. Another team, the Fischer team with their Beamer entry had their climber crash during weigh in which damaged their lens. That leaves Space Miners, StarClimber, and Punkworks still trying to qualify.

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