Base 11 Student of the Month: Jamie Alvarez

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...
Podcast: One Man’s Journey from the NFL to Space

Podcast: One Man’s Journey from the NFL to Space

By Cliff Medling, Dassault Systèmes Most college students don’t stay in the field in which they received their degree. In fact, only 27% of college graduates have a job related to their major. This is no surprise, as many people move around once they get a taste of...
Space Challenge Students Visit Firefly Aerospace

Space Challenge Students Visit Firefly Aerospace

Firefly Aerospace, Inc., welcomed aspiring aerospace innovators to their Cedar Park, Texas headquarters on March 30 for briefings, tours  and an engine hot-fire demonstration. Seventy-five students from 14 universities participating in the the Base 11 Space Challenge...
Base 11 Supports Launch Canada

Base 11 Supports Launch Canada

At the Montreal Space Symposium last month, aerospace engineer Adam Trumpour announced the Canada Rocket Innovation Challenge. The competition is part of a larger movement to bring together students, researchers and industry while also spurring  innovation and...