Tulane’s student team took first place last week (02/16/2017) at NASA’s BIG Idea Challenge for their design of a self-assembling, solar-powered spacecraft ferry system. The winning team includes two current and another former Escarra group members: John Robertson, Max Woody, and Benjamin Lewson. Congratulations to all of the team members!

Here are more details:

Tulane release: https://news.tulane.edu/news-pr/tulane-team-wins-nasa%E2%80%99s-big-idea-challenge-spacecraft-design

NASA release: https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/game_changing_development/feature/2017_big_idea_challenge