The AAS congratulates Kapi’olani Community College (Honolulu, Hawaii) for placing first in the 8th Student CanSat Competition held in Abilene and Burkett, Texas, June 7-10.  The second place award went to Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran, Iran); third place to Ryerson University (Toronto, Canada); fourth place to the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (Dehradun,India) and fifth place to SRM University (Chennai, India).  Twenty-five teams from 9 countries participated in this year’s competition.