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UK College of Engineering Team Successfully Tests Inflatable-wing Craft

Contact: George Lewis

Photo of members of the Big Blue team
A portion of the University of Kentucky College of Engineering students who worked on the Big Blue project.

May 20, 2003 (Lexington, Ky.) -- A team of University of Kentucky College of Engineering students and faculty members has successfully completed a project that could help send a winged planetary explorer near the surface of Mars.

In doing so, the team provided elegant solutions to some puzzling engineering problems.

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