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SSPI Satellite Design Competition: CubeSat Astronomy

Teams are challenged to design a CubeSat or CubeSat constellation capable of fulfilling a scientific mission in the field of astronomy

Each team will be assigned a mentor within the satellite industry who will act as an advisor for the team

The competition is a unique opportunity to apply what you've learnt on your course to a technical space project with support from industry experts.

1st (£500), 2nd (£350), and 3rd (£200) place will be awarded monetary prizes. SSPI will also conduct video interviews with the winning teams and promote them and their project to its global membership of 5,000 satellite professionals in more than 40 countries.

If you have any queries about the competition, contact [email protected].

Brief »

Research and identify an astronomy opportunity or requirement for which cubesat technology offers a high-quality solution and provide a high-level design for one or more cubesats capable of carrying out that mission and transmitting observational data to Earth.

Key Dates »

Register7th December
Attend a conference call11th December
Commit to the project16th December
Progress reviewsMarch and May
Submit final project30th July