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JPL Annual Invention Challenge - 2006
 
 
Welcome to the 2006 JPL Invention Challenge Results Gallery. The title for this year's contest is the Launch a Tennis Ball Contest. The objective of this year's contest is to create a device that accurately and quickly launches twenty officially supplied tennis balls into a metal trash can located five meters away from the device in less than 60 seconds.  The winner of the contest will be the person whose device gets the most tennis balls into the trash can in the allotted time.  In the event of a tie on ball count, the person whose device completed the task in a faster time will receive the higher of the awards.


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For the results of the 2006 event, Click Here!

Questions related to this contest should be directed to: Paul MacNeal at: work phone (818)354-7824, FAX (818)393-1156, MS 157-500, located in Building 157-510, or e-mail to paul.d.macneal@jpl.nasa.gov.

2006 Photo Gallery ( Click the image to enlarge )
Entry 1 - Granite Hills HS (I.D.B)
Entry 1 - Granite Hills HS Entry 1 - Granite Hills HS Entry 1 - Granite Hills HS Entry 1 - Granite Hills HS
Entry 2 - Granite Hills HS (Team Panda)
Entry 2 - Granite Hills HS Entry 2 - Granite Hills HS Entry 2 - Granite Hills HS Entry 2 - Granite Hills HS
Entry 4 - Los Angeles HS (Romans)
Entry 4 - Los Angeles HS Entry 4 - Los Angeles HS Entry 4 - Los Angeles HS Entry 4 - Los Angeles HS
Entry 6 - Frazier mountain HS (The Flaming Pigs)
Entry 6 - Frazier Mountain HS Entry 6 - Frazier Mountain HS Entry 6 - Frazier Mountain HS Entry 6 - Frazier Mountain HS
Entry 7 - Monrovia HS (AP Kids)
Entry 7 - Monrovia HS Entry 7 - Monrovia HS Entry 7 - Monrovia HS Entry 7 - Monrovia HS
Entry 9 - Academy for Academic Excellence
Entry 9 - Academy of Academic Excellence Entry 9 - Academy of Academic Excellence Entry 9 - Academy of Academic Excellence Entry 9 - Academy of Academic Excellence
Entry 13 - Monrovia HS (Team Pie)
Entry 13 - Monrovia HS Entry 13 - Monrovia HS Entry 13 - Monrovia HS Entry 13 - Monrovia HS
Entry 17- Costa Mesa HS (Nine-IS)
Entry 17 - Costa Mesa HS Entry 17 - Costa Mesa HS Entry 17 - Costa Mesa HS Entry 17 - Costa Mesa HS
Entry 18 - Costa Mesa HS (Eleven-IS)
Entry 18 - Costa Mesa HS Entry 18 - Costa Mesa HS Entry 18 - Costa Mesa HS Entry 18 - Costa Mesa HS
Entry 19 - Costa Mesa HS (What a racket!)
Entry 19 - Costa Mesa HS Entry 19 - Costa Mesa HS Entry 19 - Costa Mesa HS Entry 19 - Costa Mesa HS
Entry 22 - Arcadia HS (Albireo)
Entry 26 - La Canada HS (Dr. Strangelove)
Entry 26 - La Canada HS Entry 26 - La Canada HS Entry 26 - La Canada HS Entry 26 - La Canada HS
Entry 35 - Monroe Magnet MS (Monroe Mariners 1)
Entry 35 - Monroe Magnet MS Entry 35 - Monroe Magnet MS Entry 35 - Monroe Magnet MS Entry 35 - Monroe Magnet MS
Entry 36 - Crescenta Valley HS (Falcon)
Entry 36 - Crescenta Valley HS Entry 36 - Crescenta Valley HS Entry 36 - Crescenta Valley HS Entry 36 - Crescenta Valley HS
Entry 38 - South Pasadena HS (SPSC)
Entry 38 - South Pasadena HS Entry 38 - South Pasadena HS Entry 38 - South Pasadena HS Entry 38 - South Pasadena HS
Entry 44 - Gabrielino HS (Gabrielino)
Entry 44 - Gabrielino HS Entry 44 - Gabrielino HS Entry 44 - Gabrielino HS Entry 44 - Gabrielino HS
Entry 45 - Oliver MS (Carbon)
Entry 45 - Ollivier MS Entry 45 - Ollivier MS Entry 45 - Ollivier MS Entry 45 - Ollivier MS
Entry 46 - Oliver MS (Little Einsteins)
Entry 46 - Ollivier MS Entry 46 - Ollivier MS Entry 46 - Ollivier MS Entry 46 - Ollivier MS
Entry 47 - Oliver MS (Rangers)
Entry 47 - Ollivier MS Entry 47 - Ollivier MS Entry 47 - Ollivier MS Entry 47 - Ollivier MS
Entry 57 - Elsinore MS (The Oblivion)
Entry 57 - Elsinore MS Entry 57 - Elsinore MS Entry 57 - Elsinore MS Entry 57 - Elsinore MS
Entry 58 - Elsinore MS (Sevi Tigers)
Entry 58 - Elsinore MS Entry 58 - Elsinore MS Entry 58 - Elsinore MS Entry 58 - Elsinore MS
Entry 101 - Don Noon (Woodchuck)
Entry 101 - Don Noon Entry 101 - Don Noon Entry 101 - Don Noon Entry 101 - Don Noon
Entry 102 - Richard Goldstein (Arc of Triumph)
Entry 102 - Richard Goldstein Entry 102 - Richard Goldstein Entry 102 - Richard Goldstein Entry 102 - Richard Goldstein
Entry 103 - Kristan Ellis (MSL-Mass Sphere Launcher)
Entry 103 - Kristan Ellis Entry 103 - Kristan Ellis Entry 103 - Kristan Ellis Entry 103 - Kristan Ellis
Entry 104 - Audrey Doran (L'il Stinker 7)
Entry 104 - Audrey Doran Entry 104 - Audrey Doran Entry 104 - Audrey Doran Entry 104 - Audrey Doran
Entry 105 - Douglas Clark (Chuck-in-a-Can)
Entry 105 - Douglas Clark Entry 105 - Douglas Clark Entry 105 - Douglas Clark Entry 105 - Douglas Clark
Entry 107 - Cleary Wong (Tennis Gun)
Entry 107 - Cleary Wong Entry 107 - Cleary Wong Entry 107 - Cleary Wong Entry 107 - Cleary Wong
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