It's been a rocketing success, not only for Canterbury University, but for Aotearoa.
A group of UC engineering students have taken out the top spot in an international rocket competition in New Mexico
Launching their rocket close to 10 kilometres into the desert sky, the team won their category and placed third overall at the recent Spaceport America Cup, edging out some of the most prestigious universities in the world.
Alicia Smith was the team leader, she talks to Jesse.
Fellow team members included, Avalon Beker, Henry Eden-Mann, Reuben Van Dorp, Jacob Saunders, Jack Davies, Pieter Leigh, James Graham, Caleb Melchers, Peter Lee, Ryan Nowacki, Anisha Satya, Grayson Spittle, James Mun, and Nghĩa (Max) Văng.