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Spaceport cup promotes region, launches futures

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Rocket launch at Sapceport America

Members of UTEP’s Sun City Summit rocket team watch a rocket launch at Spaceport America’s vertical launch area.

 

Under bright blue skies north of El Paso, nearly 1,500 college students from around the world gathered to launch their rockets and soar toward the future at the 2022 Spaceport America Cup.

Sun City Summit rocket team

The Sun City Summit rocket team repairs a compartment of their rocket in preparation for launch.

Mexico team at Spaceport America

For the first time, a team from Mexico competed in the Spaceport America Cup. 

Rocket takes off

A team's rocket takes off. 

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