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HHS StellarXplorer Round 1 Results

The HHS StellarXplorer Teams, along with over 200 teams nationwide, participated in Qualification Round 1 of the National Space Design Competition on 29 October.  HHS Team 2 is currently in 6th place and HHS Team 1 is in 14th place.  In Qualification Round 1 they were tasked with designing an orbit for a satellite tracking the migration patterns of salmon in the Pacific Ocean, butterflies in the southeast United States and sharks off the coast of Australia.  Qualification Round 2 will be on 9 December and will focus on satellite design.  The top 30% of teams advance to the Semifinals after Qualification Round 3 and the top 10 advance to the National Finals.