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ESA – CanSat 2020-21 kicks off

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Have you ever dreamed of designing your have mini satellite? CanSat is back with the 2020-21 version of the European CanSat Opposition and CADSat – a new entry-level challenge for novices! Registration are now open!

Amount: eleven – 19 a long time aged


CADSat is built for novices/more youthful members from eleven to 15 a long time aged. Approach a groundbreaking scientific mission and 3D design and style your incredibly have mini satellite! The challenge difficulties pupils to design and style in 3D a satellite the size of a soda can, manufactured with the design and style device of their choice. College students should design and style a mission for their mini satellite and ensure that the satellite design and style best fits this mission. CADSat is acceptable as a rookie challenge to put together to participate in CanSat later on on. Examine the rules doc to study extra!

The European CanSat Opposition is aimed at members from 14 to 19 a long time aged. If you are up for a bigger obstacle, perform in a team to visualize, construct, examination and launch a authentic mini satellite! This challenge difficulties pupils to in shape all the important subsystems of a satellite inside the volume and condition of a delicate drink can, which will be launched by a compact rocket up to an altitude of 1 km. As the CanSat descends, its mission begins.

Each individual taking part CanSat team will have to attain two missions: a obligatory principal mission to obtain air temperature and pressure details, and a secondary mission is totally open to the students’ creativeness. Your secondary mission could be discovering a new world, analysing Earth’s environment, creating a rover to in shape inside the CanSat, or just about anything else you can feel of. Obtain out the specifications to participate in the rules.

Get Associated!

To discover out extra about the competitions, and for info on how to implement, take a look at the CADSat and CanSat websites. The ESA Education team is on the lookout ahead to getting your application. Very good luck to absolutely everyone using component!

Registrations open: 18 September 2020

Deadline for CADSat entry submissions: 14 May well 2021

Deadline for CanSat entry submissions for groups from Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Switzerland, Canada and Slovenia: 30 November 2020

Deadline for CanSat entry submissions for groups from other taking part nations: see CanSat 2021-21 National Organiser in your country.