BloodHound Challenge went with a bang

17th January 2017
BloodHound Challenge went with a bang

The BloodHound Challenge event at Berkeley Green UTC went with a bang this weekend.

The attendees were treated to a brilliant presentation by Anthony from the BloodHound SSC project, which ranged from information about the fastest mathematician alive (the driver) to the reasons why astrophysicists are engaging with the challenge. This was followed by the build activity and the follow up firing of the rocket cars which reached up to 70 mph.

There was a strong showing from both the morning and afternoon groups and the feedback was excellent from all the staff involved. The sessions were supported brilliantly by some of the College’s employer partners; GE Aviation, Versarian and The Army who made sure that the rocket cars were fired down the track safely.

The Winners

The winning teams were told that their team names would be printed on the tail fin of the actual BloodHound car. A fantastic prize to finish off a brilliant day.

Andrew Keenan

Andrew Keenan - Interim Principal for SGS Berkeley Green UTC, commented:

“The day was a great success and all attendees thoroughly enjoyed themselves.”


Apply at the UTC

Applications for the UTC are still open and can apply via our website here or if you were unable to attend and still have questions about the UTC please feel free to contact Andrew.keenan@sgscol.ac.uk.

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