Best in Show: Spring 2024

Arrowspace

St. Ursula Academy

Toledo, OH

Improving Lives of Astronauts: Building Wall Gardens of Specially Chosen Plants on the ISS 

Naomi Haselhuhn
Sarah Daschbach
Paisley DeHan
Clara Aquillo
Ceroline Ryden

Coach: Jennifer Greco

Quintessence

Thomas Jefferson High School

Alexandria, VA

Autonomous Laser Debris Removal: An AI-Driven Solution for a Sustainable Space Environment

Srikanth Bhandari
Taran Bhandari
Nikhil Krishna
Nived Nandakumar
Rushil Kukreja

Coach: Srikanth Bhandari

EPIC Aerospace Four

EPIC Campus

Littleton, CO

Cardiovascular Health in Space: Monitoring Vitals in Microgravity

Logan Farnham
Hunter Hegstrom
Lorenzo Castro

Coach: KatieRae Williamson

Bright Horizons

Centennial High School

Frisco, TX

Predictive Monoclonal Antibody
Engineering Using ORION: A Deep Learning Approach to Hybridoma Development using Space-Based Microphysiological Systems

Sivasankari Kamal
Shashank Kamal
Arnav Shukla

Coach: Sivasankari Kamal

Turtles

Wilson Central High School

Lebanon, TN

Solid Propellant Gas Generators

Spencer Green
Sean Sawyer
Emad Ibrahim
Roy Martinez

Coach: Kalaiselvi Udayakumar

New Horizons GSST 5

New Horizons Governor’s School

Hampton, VA

Expanding Space Tourism Using Existing Technology

Evan Richards
Raymond Gao

Coach: Elena Kuchina