College students take hands-on approach to rocket science

June 4, 2019 | NPR

A few dozen college students are trying to do something usually reserved for global superpowers and corporate giants. They’re trying to send a rocket into space. Their project is called Operation Space, and it completed its first launch this weekend. Saad Mirza is one of the dozens of students from various university rocket clubs who joined the project. He’s the design lead, and he joins me now from New Mexico. Welcome.

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