In U.S. rocketry competition Canadian teams dominate critical design review

Al Bunshaft, Senior Vice President of Dassault Systèmes and astronaut Leland Melvin announce the results of phase 2 in the Base 11 Space Challenge. Credit: Base 11.

The Base 11 Space Challenge, which has a launch prize of US$1 million, has completed the critical design review with the Concordia University team finishing first and the University of British Columbia team finishing third. It is a remarkable achievement.

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