3D Printing & Imaging Education Rockets

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GREENBELT, MD — On September 7, 2014, the Nova Labs Rocketry Group had its first launch at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center – Visitor Center.

Led by member Samer Najia, the outing featured 20 rockets, many designed by kids at Nova Labs. Designs were also printed from 3D models of real rockets that were recently released by NASA, including the Jupiter-C.

Two prototypes of the group’s HARP (High Altitude Rocket Project) ships were launched to see if they would be stable in flight. They were!

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Justin is the Founder and first CFO of Nova Labs, a nonprofit makerspace and community innovation lab located in Reston, VA. He can be reached at leto.justin [at] gmail [dot] com and on twitter @letojj.

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