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KCC Team Wins Int’l Space Mission Competition

·By civilbeat

Kapiolani Community College students took the cake at this year’s CanSat competition, an international tournament sponsored by NASA and other American astronautical organizations in which competing teams design, build and launch a space-related mission.

The KCC team — Team Mod 6 — earned the top prize, out-performing teams from top universities across the country and in Iran, Canada and India, according to a press release.

The competition was held earlier this month in Abilene, Texas.

Team Mod 6, according to the press release, has been working hard on its mission since last January,