Robotics students visit SpaceX Center

Robotics students visit SpaceX Center

Robotics team members, Erik Anderson ’20, Page Clancy ’22 and Dean Reiter ’20 toured the SpaceX production facility with computer science teacher and Robotics Coach Andrew Theiss on Oct. 29. During the visit, students learned about SpaceX’s internal operations and assembly strategies. Clancy, who plans to participate in the American Rocketry Competition this year, said […]

Spaced out: CS girls visit SpaceX facility

Female computer science students from both the upper and middle school campuses visited SpaceX on March 16. Programming and math teacher Jessica Kaufman chaperoned the 20 girls who attended the trip. The group toured the facility and listened to female engineers talk about their jobs and the goals of the company, which creates rockets and […]

Rocket launched with student experiment onboard

SpaceX launched a rocket Feb. 19 containing an experiment in paper chromatography that Samuel Buckley-Bonanno ’19 designed. The experiment tests the effect that gravity has on chromatography and how the outcome differs between Earth and space. Buckley-Bonanno explained that in his experiment, he puts one side of a piece of paper with a sample of […]

20 students, faculty to hear Tesla CEO speak

A group of 20 students and teachers will have the opportunity to hear billionaire business magnate Elon Musk speak Monday, Nov. 18. The SpaceX and Tesla Motors CEO and PayPal co-founder is slated to speak Monday night at a dinner at the Hyatt Regency Hotel put on by the Los Angeles World Affairs Council as […]