Press Release

Media Advisory: Student rocketeers nationwide join Senator Shaheen, STEM advocates on Capitol Hill

By SpaceRef Editor
May 10, 2012
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Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), will host a breakfast reception with representatives from the Aerospace Industries Association, leading STEM experts and students from the Team America Rocketry Challenge, the world’s largest student rocket contest. Students will showcase their hand-built rockets and explain how TARC inspired and encouraged them to pursue future study and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Hailing from more than 15 states, the students are in town for the competition’s final flyoff, which is taking place Saturday, May 12 in The Plains, Virginia.

What: Rockets on the Hill: Breakfast reception with students from the Team America Rocketry Challenge

Who: Honorary Host Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), invited
Marion C. Blakey, President & CEO, Aerospace Industries Association
Students from Wooddale High School in Memphis, Tenn.

When: Friday, May 11, 2012, 9-10 a.m.

Where: 325 Russell Senate Office Building

Media should RSVP to Michal Miller, or 202-884-7337.

SpaceRef staff editor.