Design chosen for CubeSat mission patch

Students in grades 6-12 recently participated in a design contest for a CubeSat mission patch—part of a NASA grant project that includes Dr. Nickolas Solomey’s research on solar neutrinos. Patch design entries included themes and elements to represent Wichita State, NASA and particle physics. The runners-up and winning design were chosen by Solomey and his team of graduate students working on the solar neutrino project.

Winning designer: Rylee Salts, Topeka High School

Runners-up :

  • Aaralyn Spencer, Altamont Grade School
  • Samantha Chestnut, Topeka High School
  • Cora Ambrose, Topeka High School
  • Elly Han, Altamont Grade School

This design contest was in partnership with the Ad Astra Kansas Foundation. The winning design will be used as the patch for the NASA mission.