Hundreds of Students Compete Water Rocket

Lomba Roket Air STPA total of 178 junior and senior high school students took part in the Regional Water Rocket Competition complex Surakarta in Solo Techno Park, Saturday (08/09/2014). This activity was opened by the Mayor of Solo, FX Hadi Rudyatmo.

Competition in commemoration of National Technology Awakening Day (Hakteknas) 19th, said the Mayor, as well as an attempt to show the development of science and technology as a pillar of this nation.

With these activities, Rudy hopes the students who participated in Surakarta Regional Water Rocket Competition motivated to love science.

Chairman of the Regional Water Rocket Competition Committee Surakarta Darsono said the development of science and technology requires each country continues to develop science and technology through a variety of items or objects that can be used everyday.

To the winner 1-5 winner Surakarta Regional Water Rocket Competition will later be sent to Jakarta to attend the National Water Rocket Competition (TAP) 2014 organized by the Center for Science and Technology Demonstration (PPIPTEK) Ministry of Research and Technology in August 2014. The winner of this contest will represent Indonesia in Asia Pacific Water Rocket Competition which will be held early December 2014 in Japan.


Source: Joglosemar