News & Events

Latest News & Events

Press Appearances

2012

25 Aug 2012
9th National PETR Competition (Part 2)

11 Aug 2012
9th National PETR Competition (Part 1)

2011

2-5 Dec 2011
APRSAF-18 7th International PET Rocket Event (Singapore)
Organised jointly with APRSAF, JAXA, CRISP, SSTA. Supported by Raffles Institution as venue sponsor
Debut of Brainwave Activated PET Rocket Launching System

12 SEP 2011
Introduction of Maths Topic Profiling (MTP)

10 Sep 2011
8th National PETR Competition (Part 2)

20 Aug 2011
8th National PETR Competition (Part 1)

30 JUL 2011
"Smash the Record" Recycling Event organised by People’s Association Youth Movement (PAYM)
Volunteered to hold mini PET Rocket Game for invited guests and coupon holders. Guest of Honour: Dr Lily Neo, Member of Parliament of Tanjong Pagar GRC. Participated in setting new record in Singapore Book of Records.

3 MAR 2011
Life Science Symposium (ACS Independent)
Organised PET Rocket Competition as showcase event for local and overseas guest.

2010

21 Nov 2010
APRSAF-17 6th International PET Rocket Competition in Melbourne

1 Oct 2010
First company to introduce of iPad Math Quest trails in Singapore

29 Jun 2010
Mediacorp okto Live! featuring PET Rocket as a fun recycling learning tool


Special Highlights 2003~2009

11 - 12 Jun 2009
Inter-school M Level Financial Literacy Competition (Secondary Schools)
Organised jointly with Singapore Polytechnic Business School

18 NOV 2008
Mediacorp Channel U featuring PET Rocket as an educational tool by recycling plastics in 绿设兵团in supported by National Environment Agency (NEA)

25 - 26 Aug 2008
Visit to National Water Rocket Competition in KL, Malaysia
Organised by National Science Agency of Malaysia, Ministry of Education and University of Malaysia

30 Jun – 3 Jul 2008
APRSAF International Water Rocket Education Workshop Melbourne, Australia
Organised jointly with Victorian Space Science Education Centre (VSSEC) and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

28 Oct-3 Nov 2007
1st Shanghai Aerospace Technology Study Visit in Shanghai, China
Organised jointly with Shanghai Society of Astronautics (SSA) of China as a student exchange program including classroom immersion, cultural and technical site visits.

8 - 9 Dec 2006
APRSAF-13 2nd International PET Rocket Competition in Jakarta, Indonesia
Taking part in this international event for the first time, our TEAM Singapore did us proud by winning 1st prize in the competition beating competitors from 14 other countries.

3 Dec 2006
Youth Enrichment Program (YEP) camp organised by Association of Muslim Professionals (AMP)
Volunteered to hold PET Rocket Workshop for At-Risk youths during the enrichment camp. This event was also featured on Mediacorp Suria News

8 Mar 2006
Technical visit by Dunman High School students to DSO Wind Tunnel at NUS.
Organised jointly with DSO National Laboratories as student outreach program

9-12 Feb 2006
1st Thailand – Singapore PET Rocket Friendly Competition in Bangkok, Thailand.
Organised jointly with National Science Museum (NSM) of Thailand to bring together avid rocketeers from both countries to come together for annual friendly competition.

Sep 2004, Sep 2005
IEEE NUS Branch – PET Rocket Competition for students of NUS School of Engineering
Organised jointly with IEEE NUS Branch to bring “Rocket Science” challenge to students of National University of Singapore (NUS)

 

SpeedB was featured in the following media:

Date Publications Title
31 Oct 2004 The Sunday Times Rocket Mania Blasts Off
Apr 2005 MOE Contact Online Issue 8 Fun with Maths and Science at Naval Base
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16 Aug 2005 The Electric New Paper National PET Rocket Competition
17 Aug 2005 联合早报 学生用水发射火箭一飞冲天
2 Sep 2005 星期5周报 水瓶火箭一飞冲天
13 Sep 2005 Berita Harian Cyberita Online Ekstra! Roket Buatan Tangan Mampu Meluncur Ke Udara
12 Apr 2006 联合早报 爆米花-校园 中华火箭一飞冲天
13 Aug 2006 The New Paper on Sunday Oops! There goes my 'PET'
3 Dec 2006 Mediacorp Suria PET Rocket featured on Suria 8pm news
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11 Dec 2006 Tamil Murasu - Voices of the Community முதலாவது அனைத்துலக முயந்சிமிலேயே உலக விருது
14 Dec 2006 The New Paper Just plastic bottles, air and water
Mar -
May 2007
Ngee Ann Secondary School - COMPASS Issue No. 29 PET Rocket Project
25 Nov 2007 The New Sunday Express Bangalore (India) Students fire rockets with water as fuel
25 Nov 2007 Deccan Herald, Bangalore (India) Zoom...
Oct 2008 Mediacorp Channel 8 PET Rocket featured on Channel 8 DV校园
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18 Nov 2008 Mediacorp Channel U PET Rocket featured on Channel U 绿设兵团
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17 Dec 2008 AsiaOne.com - education S'pore tops international competition
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18 Dec 2008 omy.sg - 新人类 Y-Life Features 漂亮出击 我国火箭飞出国际!
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29 Jun 2010 Mediacorp okto PET Rocket featured on okto Live!
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10 Sep 2010 联合早报 塑料瓶F1赛车水花四濺,两秒冲线
13 Sep 2010 The Straits Times - RazorTV Fun with rockets (National PET Rocket Competition)
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13 Sep 2010 The Straits Times - RazorTV What makes a winning PET Rocket (National PET Rocket Competition)
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12 Dec 2011 omy.sg - 校园突击队 Campus Ranger 火箭大赛引进脑电波科技 参赛学生首次体验惊人威力
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