Cornell Rocketry Team and Valworx Announce Partnership for Competitive Rocket
CORNELIUS, N.C., February 1, 2023 (Newswire.com) - Valworx, Inc., a leading supplier of actuated valves and controls, has partnered with the Cornell Rocketry Team to supply pressure gauges for their entry in the Spaceport America Cup.
"Year after year, the Cornell Rocketry Team pushes the boundaries of student-led engineering projects, and we're excited to play a part in helping the next generation of aerospace leaders literally aim high," said Kurt Naas, President of Valworx.
The Cornell Rocketry Team, one of 34 Student Project Teams supported by Cornell Engineering, is dedicated to designing, assembling, and launching high-powered rockets. Each year the team, which is made up of undergraduate students, participates in the Spaceport America Cup, a competition with over 150 teams from all across the globe. The competition involves launching a high-powered rocket to an altitude of 10,000 ft with a specific and challenging payload that changes yearly.
"In many ways, the Cornell Rocketry Team is a showcase for Cornell Engineering at its best. Our students succeed by applying technical expertise and forging strong, collaborative partnerships with each other and with others," said Lauren Stulgis, the Swanson Director of Student Project Teams. "In addition to enabling a better rocket, this generous support will help launch future industry leaders."
Cornell Engineering's Student Project Teams provide a rich, multifaceted opportunity for experiential learning in the form of multi-disciplinary teams working on complex problems. They range in focus from design and build teams, like the Cornell Rocketry Team, to social impact programs to app and web development. Nearly 1,400 students, from all 14 engineering majors and from across Cornell University's seven undergraduate colleges and programs, are engaged in the program, honing their leadership and professional skills alongside their teammates.
The next Spaceport America Cup competition will take place on June 19-24, 2023.
Established in 1991, Valworx is a leading supplier of actuated valves and controls in stainless, brass, PVC, and sanitary ball and butterfly valves. They offer free shipping on orders over $99, free lifetime technical support, extensive online documentation and a generous return policy. All products are backed by a comprehensive one-year warranty.
Valworx-brand products are known, trusted and preferred by tens of thousands of users worldwide, meeting their customers' expectations for price, delivery, and performance.
About Cornell Engineering
A vital part of Cornell University, which was founded in 1865, Cornell Engineering is a highly collaborative and dynamic intellectual community known for maintaining all-around excellence in educating students, pursuing groundbreaking research, and nucleating technological innovations that impact people, communities, and the world. For more information, visit engineering.cornell.edu.
Source: Valworx, Inc.