This project is solving the Reach For the Stars challenge.

Kids’ ideas. Shaped by experts. Printed in 3D.

The Problem

Rocket science is hard.

The Inspiration

But it's not impossible to explain! (Cf.

The Opportunity

Tap into children's sense of wonder to create the next generation of rockets and rocket scientists.

The Solution

A web app to inspire children to build their very own rockets. Kids upload drawings of their dream rockets, and work with engineers to learn more about what makes a rocket functional, and refine their design to be able to 3D print the rocket.

Project Information

License: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 3.0
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