World’s Largest Rocket Contest for Students Launches into Qualifying Rounds

Feb. 11, 2011

More than 600 teams from 48 states and the District of Columbia are preparing their hand-designed model rockets to qualify for the ninth annual Team America Rocketry Challenge May 14. This year’s roster includes teams from many schools that are venerable veterans as well as 161 teams that are joining the competition for the first time.

The contest is sponsored by the Aerospace Industries Association and the National Association of Rocketry, in collaboration with the Defense Department; NASA; the American Association of Physics Teachers; Estes, a rocket motor manufacturer, and more than 30…

Marion C. Blakey testimony for House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee

House Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Aviation

Hearing on the Authorization of the Federal Aviation Administration

February 9, 2011

Marion C. Blakey, President and CEO

FAA Reauthorization Critical to Civil Challenges

Feb. 09, 2011