University of Akron’s “Akronauts” rocket team

Welcome to episode 6.96! We are joined by the University of Akron's "Akronauts" rocket team! https://youtu.be/GdPte4BRgZU The following team members met with us for this episode: Team President - Emily Armbrust Chief Engineer - Blake Bowser Former Team President - Mattew Stanko Treasurer - Olivia Renkel Former Chief Engineer - Mattew Reppa Project Manager - Jon Davis The Akronauts formed in 2014, and have been involved in a number of national STEM focused rocket competitions, including NASA Student Launch(USLI), and Spaceport America Cup The group presents a fun and detailed overview of what their team is all about, and a couple of their recent competition projects. The UA Akronauts NASA Student Launch Overall Winners and Awards 2020 University Student Launch Initiative Top 10 Overall Winner: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 2nd Place: University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina 3rd Place: University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama 4th Place: University of Akron, Akron, Ohio 5th Place: North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 6th Place: University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana 7th Place: Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama 8th Place: Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 9th Place: Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 10th Place: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio You can visit their website at https://akronauts.org/