Popular Science Magazine recognized the UAH Propulsion Research Center again this year. The PRC Laboratories are featured in the top 10 "Laboratories that go Boom" feature in October 2012. The PRC was named #3 in the nation for the past 2 years in Popular Science's 20 Most Awesome Laboratories list.

Dr. Robert Frederick, Director of the PRC stated that, “This is a significant recognition of the hands-on nature of our research and educational programs at The UAH Propulsion Research Center.  Our students get to perform research and student projects with high energy materials in a structured and safe environment.”