Blast Off

Several Columbia University students in light blue shirts pose while holding a long hybrid rocket on a sunny day in the Mojave Desert.

June 14, 2024

Congratulations to Columbia Space Initiative's Rocketry team, which designed, built, and launched their hybrid rocket named PleaseGoHigher at the inaugural FAR-OUT competition in the Californian Mojave Desert. PleaseGoHigher went farther and higher than ever, winning first place in podium presentations and second place in its launch category. Aim high, Lions! 

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