Base 11 Student of the Month: Jamie Alvarez

By Jade Kim, Student Success Specialist With the progression of aerospace technology and the bold efforts of individuals like Elon Musk, becoming a space-faring society seems increasingly possible. Compton College mechanical engineering student and Base 11 intern...

South Mountain Community College Accelerates Students on Path to STEM

South Mountain Community College Accelerates Students on Path to STEM

By Christine Byrd, Communications Director When Soyasha Pandey came to Phoenix from Nepal she had never operated engineering equipment such as laser cutters, bandsaws or 3D printers. Less than two years after starting at South Mountain Community College (SMCC), and...

Base 11 Victory Circle Student of the Month: Danny Yos

Base 11 Victory Circle Student of the Month: Danny Yos

By Jade Kim, Student Success Specialist at Base 11. As many students will come to find out during their academic careers, what they do beyond the classroom can oftentimes be just as -- if not more — important than what they do inside the classroom. Base 11 Victory...

Moreno Valley College Opens the iMake Innovation Center

Moreno Valley College Opens the iMake Innovation Center

On December 4, 2019, Moreno Valley College's iMake Innovation Center officially opened its doors, providing students access to state-of-the-art equipment and the ability to turn their ideas into reality. "We are excited to introduce this fantastic resource. The iMAKE...

Start Your Engines: Space Challenge Teams Begin Test Firing Engines

Start Your Engines: Space Challenge Teams Begin Test Firing Engines

Nineteen universities remain in the Base 11 Space Challenge. Two teams have emerged as front runners in the race to the Karman Line, officially beginning static test fires of their liquid engines: the University of Michigan’s MASA Rockets and the University of British Columbia’s UBC Rocket.

Project Payload Brings Middle School Girls to Space

Project Payload Brings Middle School Girls to Space

By Jade Kim, Student Success Specialist Base 11 recently hosted 30 middle school girls at the Base 11 Innovation Center in Compton, CA, where they got hands-on experience working with makerspace equipment and learned all about what it means to be a woman in STEM. “It...