Teams from Hungary, Latvia, Slovenia and Switzerland selected to participate in the 2021 Virtual European CanSat Competition


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The ESA Instruction workforce is delighted to announce that the subsequent teams from Hungary, Latvia, Slovenia and Switzerland have been picked to participate in the 2021 European CanSat Competitors:

PremSat, Hungary

The group from Premontrei Szent Norbert Gimnázium aims to measure how the concentration of harmful factors of the air range alongside the peak of the ambiance. Willpower of the distribution of the airborne dust concentration in the atmosphere is yet another goal of this team’s mission.

LatSat, Latvia

The staff from Engineering Significant Faculty of Riga Complex University plans to evaluate visible facts to rely objects in the spot. If thriving, these results have the opportunity to be utilized for land surveying, animal populace monitoring or site visitors management needs.

Vegasat, Slovenia

The staff from Elektrotehniško-računalniška strokovna šola in gimnazija Ljubljana desires to observe the advancement of electron crystals in microgravity and review this to electron crystal advancement on Earth. The team will use a spectrometer to evaluate and observe the development of electron crystals in microgravity. 

SWISSCAN, Switzerland

The workforce from Scuola D’Arti e Mestieri wants to develop on the major mission of temperature and air stress measurements by also measuring air humidity and wind pace/direction. They desire to chemically characterise the environment by gathering air samples for post-flight assessment. This technique, if prosperous, will let them to study the “vertical profile” of the air excellent, anything that is impossible to obtain with floor-primarily based stations.

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These four teams will participate together with the winners from ESA Member States that have a National Competition as perfectly as Malta who are guest competition. The European CanSat Competitors will be held virtually in June 2021.

Just about every of the teams will expend the months foremost up to the European CanSat launch marketing campaign creating and tests their CanSat and refining all their excellent scientific suggestions. ESA Education and learning has a sequence of classroom resources available to help the CanSat groups in the course of the competition. 

The area of the 2021 European CanSat Competitors and far more facts about the structure of the marketing campaign and how it will run will be declared in the coming months.