Tuesday, November 11, 2008

2009 CanSat Teams and Workshop

2009 CanSat Field Set - American Astronautical Society -

Participants in the 2009 CanSat Competition are set to launch their payloads from Amarillo, Texas, June 12-14, 2009. The 2008 champions from the University of New Hampshire are returning to defend their title against a field of new and returning teams, including:

... see the linked post for the big list of teams ...

From the CanSat web site, here's information about a workshop that I speculate will happen during the competition, based on the application due date of April 30, 2009:

Friday from 10AM to 3PM, we will have a workshop available to any participating team member and faculty advisor.


1. Build a high power rocket. You can build a rocket similar to the competition rocket and fly it on an H motor. ...

2. Satellite Tool Kit Training. Instead of watching the epoxy dry, Analytical Graphics Inc. (AGI) will provide training and demonstrations on their Satellite Tool Kit software during rocket construction. ...