Vanier College Presents
THE 2002 ROCKET LAUNCH EVENT
October, 2002

 

The 2002 rocket launch was a blast! Team Warp Drive won prize for both longest distance (about 37m) and for the popular vote. Second prize for the most popular rocket went to Team M.A.C.'s Master Rocket. There was a tie for third place between Team 31 Ollopa and Team Fire Flies. Prizes included Vanier College shirts, ceramic and plastic mugs, special Vanier College Teddy Bears, notebooks and other fun stuff. Join us next year!

Special thanks to the sponsors of the rocket launch: Vanier College Bookstore, Student Recruitment, and the VCSA. Also, thanks to Mike Cowan whose photos grace this page.


PARTICIPANTS:
TEAM NAME TEAM MEMBERS
31 OLLOPA Vincent Houle, Louis Gagnon, Imran Bhatty
WARP DRIVE Rudra Kinkar Dey, Bir Bikram Dey
FIRE FLIES Julia Milinkis, Sandy Ho
MAC's MASTER ROCKET Chantale Lewis, Shiata Lewis, Melika Lewis-Forde

PHOTOS TAKEN AT THE EVENT BY MIKE COWAN:
(click on any photo to see a larger version)


Mr. Dey preparing "Warp Drive" rocket

 


Team "31 Ollopa"


Adjusting amount of water for "31 Ollopa"

 


Checking that "31 Ollopa" qualifies


Checking "Mac's Master Rocket" for qualification

 


Inspection of the Dey brothers "Warp Drive" rocket

 


Preparing rockets for launch.


Checking "Fire Flies" for qualification

 


Launch Pad preparations commence

 


Almost ready...

 


Blast-off of the next rocket  (see the water trail in photo #2)


Can you catch a rocket if you start when it's launched? Chantale Lewis and Ann Seymour (front) give it a try.

 


Cleaning up

 


The BIG Winner: Rudra Kinkar and Bir Bikram Dey's
"Warp Drive" won for longest distance and popular vote.


And the answer is...
NO WAY!!!

 


Counting ballots for most popular rocket

 


2nd Prize Winners for most popular rocket: Chantale and
Shiata Lewis and Melika Lewis-Forde
(Mac's Master Rocket)

 


3rd Prize Winners for most popular rocket, "31 Oloppa":
Vincent Houle, Louis Gagnon and Imran Bhatty

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