There is a remarkable performance by the Indian student at can sat 2016. They managed to grab fourth position at Can Sat competition.
Students from UPES (University of Petroleum and Energy Studies), participated in the competition (Can Sat) and gave the outstanding performance at the recently held competition.
At a Glance Can Sat 2016
There are 73 teams which took part in this competition this year, held at Burkett, Texas, USA.
CanSat is an annual design-build-fly competition with space related themes Organized by American Astronautical Society (AAS) and American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA),
(NASA JPL) is an annual sponsor to the competition and is also involved in the evaluation process of the event.
The overall mission of this program is to create a sensor payload travelling through a planetary atmosphere sampling the atmospheric composition during flight.
There are many top notch university which are participated in this prestigious event. Like University of California, Princeton University, Manchester University, University of Alabama Huntsville and Carleton University.
Team Astral and their design
Team Astral, comprising of students team from the university achieved this success under the mentorship of Dr Ugur Guven and Prof Zozimus Labana and were also appreciated by officials of AAS, AIAA and NASA for their glider system presented in this competition.