Australian version of the US CANSAT program, designed to engage upper secondary school students in the science of rocketry.
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CANSAT AUSTRALIA - THE PROGRAM
COMING SOON ......
( TO A ROCKET RANGE OR HIGH SCHOOL NEAR YOU !)
The inaugural program is about to be kicked off here in Queensland with the first initial flights scheduled for sometime around the middle of the second school Semester 2008.
The initial program will be target towards upper secondary and will provide opportunity for student involved in either maths, science manual arts, construction and design streams to engage with this program.
Local rocketry groups also have the opportunity to become involved by providing assistance in the form of expertise and facilities ie waivers, range control and launch sites.
Future details to be found here will include:
• Resources for Educators
• RockSim 8.0 Design for the Can Carrier Rocket
• Payload and experiments Ideas and Design .....
• Payload Specifications and Rules.
• Dates and Times for special build and launch days for Schools
• Local Suppliers
• School Participation forms
• Details of Participation Cost ......
• CASA Requirements
• Much, much, more ..........
Watch this space for coming details of the 2008 CANSAT Australia Program.......
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