December 5, 2018

Triangle High Schoolers’ Project Goes to Space Station

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DURHAM — Some Triangle high school students are taking their skills out of this world.

Triangle high school students won a competition that will take their project into space
The high schoolers named their team, “Team Orion”
Their project is a mobile lab measuring radiation levels using fungus
They won a competition to have their project placed onboard the SpaceX’s Dragon Spacecraft. It launched Wednesday afternoon and is heading to the International Space Station for a resupply mission.