American students win rocketry contest

Aubrey Cohen:

A team from Penn Manor High School, in Millersville, Pa., beat out student rocketeers from France and the United Kingdom to win the Third Annual Transatlantic Rocketry Challenge Friday in Farnborough, England.
Horsforth School, in Leeds, England, placed second, while technical problems grounded the French rocket.
“We are so excited that we won,” team member Brendan Stoeckl said in a news release from the Aerospace Industries Association, which sponsors the contest. “We succeeded because of practice, good data analysis and teamwork.