As part of the 2010-2011 NASA University Student Launch Initiative competition, the BYU Mechanical Engineering Department and the Fulton College of Engineering sponsored capstone team 12 in building a rocket that would compete against other universities. The rocket had to carry an innovative payload to 5,280 ft AGL and land within 2500 ft of the […]

BYU Mechanical Engineering students took second place in the 5th annual Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition (IREC) held June 16-18, 2010, near Green River, Utah. The team consisted of Matt Campbell, Robert Campbell, Chris Howald, Tommy Hyatt, Michael Jarvis, Vicky Lee, Kasey Pearce, Chad Pharo, Roger Smith, David Standring, and Samikshya Subedi. After the launch, the […]