The Fundamental Aeronautics Program has announced its new competition for the academic year. Students from high school grades through graduate school are invited to research and design a small supersonic airliner that could enter service in the next decade. The competition has two divisions: High School and College/University. Teams or individuals may enter either contest, and the program encourages interdisciplinary partnerships.
High school participants must be enrolled in an accredited high school, secondary school or home school. For the high school division, a notice of intent is requested by Dec. 15, 2008. Final projects are due March 15, 2009.
Undergraduate and graduate participants must be enrolled in an accredited college or university. For the college and university division, a notice of intent is requested by
Jan. 15, 2009. Final papers are due April 30, 2009.
International students may participate, but they are not eligible for certain prizes.
For more information about the contest, visit http://aero.larc.nasa.gov/competitions.htm