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WSGC Student Spotlight: Northern Arizona University

April 15, 2021

NAU Space Jacks FNL TeamCongratulations to this week’s #WSGCStudentSpotlight, the AISES NAU First Nations Launch (FNL) Team! The NAU Space Jacks joins The FNL program from Northern Arizona University. 

The team includes: 
Tabatha Trigler (Astronomy)
Dawson Pursell (Mechanical Engineering)
Steven Schwartz (Mechanical Engineering)
Jeffery Yows (Mechanical Engineering)
Hy Rillero (Mechanical Engineering)
Daniel Colley (Mechanical Engineering)
Kevin Lindbloom 
Sharon Toenjes (Mechanical Engineering)
Samuel Maxwell (Mechanical Engineering)
Adrian Tran (Mechanical Engineering)
Andrew King (Mechanical Engineering)

The team is hoping to accomplish a successful flight and gain a deeper understanding of building, programming and launching a rocket that was designed and built by them. Despite the challenges of COVID-19 the team is grateful for the opportunity to participate, as well as the resources and networking opportunities made available by WSGC and the FNL program. 

NAU has participated in this year’s Launch 2 Learn Program. Dawson, Adrian and Hy shall receive their Level 1 High-Powered Rocket Certification this month.   

Congratulations NAU Space Jacks AISES Chapter, and best of luck to you in your future!

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