Combs Middle School students take top spot in aerospace challenge

From left to right Luke Jensen, Benjamin Gardner, Franki Anderson, Savannah Moak and Joshua Thornes. (Submitted photo)

Combs Middle School students tied for first in the Honeywell Fiesta Bowl Aerospace Challenge, earning them a spot in another competition.

Team Black Holes competed in the Honeywell Fiesta Bowl Aerospace Challenge, an extracurricular STEM program for junior high school students in Arizona, according to a press release.

Students are challenged to create a scale model and written report to colonize Phobos, a moon of Mars. The purpose of this mission is to develop a plan to establish a sustainable base on Phobos with minimum support from Earth.

As finalist, they will compete at the National Bank of Arizona on Saturday, February 9, in Phoenix.

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