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TMCC Lighter than Air Vehicle Competition

Truckee Meadows Community College hosts an annual Lighter Than Air (LTA) vehicle competition, sponsored by the Nevada NASA Space Grant Consortium.

In this event, each team designs, builds and flies radio-controlled LTA vehicles, and compete in "fastest-time" trials. Each member of the first-place team will win a TMCC scholarship for the following academic year.

Spring 2014 Competition

Eligibility

  • All TMCC students are eligible.
  • Teams must have 3 to 6 members.
  • All team members must be current TMCC students (6 credits or more).

Competition Date

TBD

Competition Opens

TBD

Open Lab

Teams may use the open lab as a meeting space to design and build their vehicles. Mentoring will also be available during that time.

For Information

Rules, regulations and additional information can be found on our Documents and Forms page. For further information, please contact Dan Loranz.

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