MIT Manipal Students Launch Rocket at Spaceport America, New Mexico, India Soars High
In a remarkable display of talent and innovation, the esteemed team from thrustMIT, representing both India and the renowned Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT), achieved an extraordinary milestone at the prestigious Spaceport America Cup 2023.
As over 1,500 students and faculty gathered in Southern New Mexico for this thrilling event, it was the MIT, MAHE-Manipal students’ rocket launch that captured hearts and stirred immense pride. With their cutting-edge rocket technology, the team’s impressive launch reached a staggering altitude of 10,000 feet, coming remarkably close to the target apogee of 10,331 feet.
The successful recovery of the rocket, showcasing meticulous planning and flawless execution, further highlighted the team’s exceptional capabilities. This momentous participation in the Spaceport America Cup, a renowned competition renowned worldwide, serves as a testament to MIT’s student-led experiential program and India’s prowess in the field of engineering and innovation.