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Total Students

2,609

Total Launches

683

Eggs Survived

418 61.2%

Rockets Survived

536 78.5%

Just for Hopi Hawks Fifth Graders

Hopi Rocketry Challenge

Welcome to the Hopi Rocketry Challenge web site! This web site is dedicated to rocketry activities at Hopi Elementary School, Ingleside Middle School, and Arcadia High School. You will also find lots of information about model rocketry, astronomy, and NASA. Each month there will be a new original article related to the exploration of space courtesy of the scientists at NASA. So enjoy our adventures in rocketry, and let us know what you think of our activities and web site!

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Discover the cosmos!

Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. .

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Explore the solar system

Mercury—the smallest planet in our solar system and closest to the Sun—is only slightly larger than Earth's Moon. Mercury is the fastest planet, zipping around the Sun every 88 Earth days.

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Space Place Articles

What Is the Asteroid Belt?

There are millions of pieces of rocky material left over from the formation of our solar system. These rocky chunks are called asteroids, and they can be found orbiting our Sun. Most asteroids are found between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. They orbit the Sun in a doughnut-shaped region of space called the asteroid belt.

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