Two Student Teams Win Guardians of the Galaxy Space Station Challenge

Space.com | 5/23/2018 | Google+
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We now know who's on Team Groot and who's on Team Rocket.

Two student teams — one from Colorado and the other from Tennessee — have won the Guardians of the Galaxy Space Station Challenge, a competition run by the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) and Marvel Entertainment, the organizations announced Tuesday (May 22).

Challenge - Students - Ideas - Experiments - International

The challenge asked students ages 13 to 18 to submit ideas for experiments to be performed aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

The Groot representative is a team from Golden, Colorado, whose experiment will test the behavior of plant-watering misters in microgravity. Team Rocket hails from Greeneville, Tennessee; these students aim to assess the effectiveness of an ultraviolet-light-activated dental glue in microgravity.

Challenge - Response - Researchers - Country - Testament

"This challenge created an incredible response from young researchers around our country, which is a testament to...
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