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Aussie Rocketry going places, University of Sydney wins prestigious Spaceport America Cup for 2022

News by NRI Herald Australia, 17 July 2022

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This year has brought a much-awaited euphoria for the entire engineering community of Australia, especially those in the field of rocketry after 2 years of dry spells due to COVID-19


The University of Sydney (USYD) has won the world's largest Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering conference and competition, spaceport America Cup 2022.


The official Twitter handle of Spaceport America Cup announced this news at 11 am on 17th July 2022.

Congratulations to @usydrocketry on winning the 30k COTS Award! Another honorable mention, congratulations to the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, runner-up of the 30k COTS Award! #SpaceportAmericaCup#SACup2022 - The tweet said

University of Sydney's official LinkedIn handle announced:

"We're over the moon to hear the USYD Rocketry Team have soared back home from New Mexico, USA, on cloud 9 as winners of the prestigious Spaceport America Cup for 2022!"- USYD said
"After two years of being grounded by COVID, the USYD Rocketry have got their sky wings back," said University of Sydney Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Mark Scott AO."- USYD added
"The University of Sydney is incredibly proud of the stellar group of students from the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science - University of Sydney , whose outstanding dedication and skill saw them skyrocket to first place in all three categories."-USYD further added
"Their win is testament to their teachers, and the skill and determination they have developed together and proves that University of Sydney students are truly world class. Congratulations to the team on this fantastic result,” Professor Mark Scott."-USYD Concluded
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USYD also tweeted from its official handle and said:

"We're incredibly proud of the stellar group of @Eng_IT_Sydney students', whose dedication & skill saw them win the intercollegiate rocketry competition for 2022. "Bluewren" – their 30,000 feet commercial-off-the-shelf rocket "Callistemon" – their space debris sensor payload"-tweeted USYD

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