Amateur Space News April 18, 2014

In today’s news, a new survey on America’s attitudes towards technology and more students launching rockets.

A Pew Research Center survey on public attitudes towards the future of technology asked people how likely certain technologies would become real by 2064. Only a third think human settlements on other planets will happen in forty years. By comparison almost 40% think teleportation will be possible. You can get the full report here.

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal interview with local high school students who will compete in the Team America Rocket Challenge. Their perseverance saw them through early rocket failures and now they have a shot at $60,000 in prizes and scholarships.