It took 2 ½ minutes for the world’s mightiest single rocket engine to launch each Apollo mission toward the moon.
It may now take more than 30 minutes to move the 18,400-pound F-1 behemoth on a 3.3-mile crawl Wednesday evening from Canoga Park to Chatsworth.
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The Los Angeles County Science Fair provides a yearly setting for middle and high school students to show off their investigative skills and creativity to compete for medals, special awards and scholarships. Students not only receive recognition for their projects but the Science Fair nurtures student interest in various scientific and engineering fields.
To read more about the The 64th Los Angeles County Science Fair go to http://www.lascifair.org/
The United States has become a global leader, in large part, through the genius and hard work of its scientists, engineers and innovators. Yet today, that position is threatened as comparatively few American students pursue expertise in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)—and by an inadequate pipeline of teachers skilled in those subjects. President Obama has set a priority of increasing the number of students and teachers who are proficient in these vital fields.
Read more at http://www.ed.gov/stem.
Nominations for The Engineers’ Council 2014 Engineering Awards are now open. Nomination forms for the Outstanding Engineering Achievement Merit, Distinguished Engineering Achievement, Distinguished Engineering Educator, Distinguished Engineering Project, John J. Guarrera Engineering Educator of the Year, and William B. Johnson International, Interprofessional Founders Memorial awards are available in the Banquet section.