CanSat
Post Primary Level

In this project, teams build a small satellite (the size of a soft drink can) that will be launched up to 1 km on a small rocket. Teams must complete two missions: the primary mission, mandatory for all, requires the students to measure air temperature and pressure and receive these data at their ground station every second; the secondary mission is open to the students’ imagination and can range from science to engineering experiments. The 15th National CanSat competition will take place in the 2019-20 school year in: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Nordic countries (Finland, Norway and Sweden), Portugal, Poland, Romania, the Netherlands, Spain, the UK. Teams from those countries will need to apply via their national organiser.

Click here to find out more about CanSat Ireland.

See the complete timeline of the Competition here.

Age range: 14-19 years old

Dates to apply: 27 September-2 December 2019