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The view from above: SEAS Rocket Team preps for competition

Aerial FootageFresh from a First Place finish in last year’s SpacePort America Cup intercollegiate rocket competition, the SEAS Rocket Team is preparing for the 2020 competition. See some neat aerial footage in this video of the team’s rocket staging test.

GW Engineering alumnae featured in WSJ Tech Live conference coverage

Ansari and Evans on Tech LiveThe Wall Street Journal interviewed GW Engineering alumnae Aicha Evans (BS '96) and Anousheh Ansari (MS '92) at the Journal’s Tech Live conference and featured them in the October 24 article "Reimagining the Car and Carbon Removal: Two innovators, Aicha Evans and Anousheh Ansari, talk about their big ideas" Ms. Evans is the CEO of autonomous-vehicle startup Zoox, and Ms. Ansari is CEO of the XPrize Foundation.

Strokes of genius

Sea lions may inspire 'strokes' of geniusThis National Science Foundation video captures the research that Dr. Megan Leftwich and her lab are doing with sea lions at the Smithsonian National Zoo, studying the flow of water around their flippers in order to improve propulsion for ships, underwater drones, and other submerged objects.