Apply now for the 2022 European CanSat Competition



Registration for the 2022 European CanSat Competitiveness is now open up! Groups made up of 4 to 6 secondary faculty pupils, aged 14-19 yrs previous, from ESA Member States, Canada, Latvia, Lithuania and Slovenia are invited to participate.

In the last two decades, the CanSat venture experienced to run otherwise, switching to digital gatherings in the course of ESA member states. The COVID-19 constraints meant that CanSat members experienced to adjust the way they worked and adapt to tough situations as they couldn’t bodily obtain to build their CanSat. We would like to specific our appreciation to the groups associated during this tough time. This year, nevertheless, we hope to obtain physically to start as many CanSats as ever!

What is CanSat?

Up shut look at a CanSat

The European CanSat Opposition is an ESA Instruction task that promotes STEM literacy among young European college students through undertaking-based understanding. A CanSat is a simulation of a actual satellite, built-in inside of the volume and condition of a comfortable consume can. The team’s problem is to suit all the key subsystems of a satellite inside of this small quantity, introduced by a compact rocket up to an altitude of 1 km. As the CanSat descends, its mission begins.

Every single collaborating CanSat group will have to achieve two missions: a required principal mission to transmit and acquire air temperature and force information at the very least at the time a next by radio communication the secondary mission is wholly open up to the students’ creativity. Your secondary mission could be exploring a new planet, analysing earth’s atmosphere, building a rover to healthy inside the CanSat, or nearly anything else you can consider of.

66 college students took portion in the first CanSat levels of competition more than a 10 years in the past. Throughout the decades, its achievements has steadily developed. At the moment, more than 1500 students get element in 19 national competitions in collaborating nations!

How to Use?

There are two strategies to utilize for the European CanSat Competitors, relying on which region you are from and no matter whether your state hosts its very own national competition. To apply, see which a single of the two solutions beneath applies:

• If you are from Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovenia or Sweden, you have to send out your application right to ESA via this url. A single workforce from each and every place will be selected. The deadline for immediate purposes to ESA from these countries is 3 December 2021.
• If your country is hosting a countrywide competition, you ought to apply to take part in your nationwide levels of competition. If you win the countrywide levels of competition, you will automatically be granted a put in the European CanSat Competitiveness. In the 2021-2022 university calendar year, CanSat National Competitions will take spot in: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Poland, Romania, The Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and The Uk. In these situations, implement immediately by using your nationwide organiser’s site.

CanSat 1st area prize

The 1st rated crew from every of the national competitions, together with the teams chosen straight by ESA, will participate in the European start campaign, which will just take location from 20 to 25 June 2022. The locale* of the European CanSat Competition will be declared in the starting of 2022.  Most of the marketing campaign fees, which include lodging and meals, will be lined by ESA nonetheless, the flights to the site will will need to be lined by the participants.

Download the 2022 CanSat Competitiveness Pointers for entire eligibility criteria, rules and other significant information and facts. ESA will also be organising a webinar to assist pupils and their CanSat missions – maintain an eye out for more information. See the timeline for vital opposition dates.

Obtain out extra about the 2022 European CanSat Level of competition and choose inspiration from the prior editions on our focused CanSat site and Facebook webpage. Have a glance at the photo and movie galleries from preceding CanSat competitions to see what is included and how significantly the university student groups savored the level of competition! For any queries about the level of competition, do not wait to call us at [email protected]

ESA is wanting ahead to welcoming your team to the 2022 European CanSat Competitiveness. Excellent luck to absolutely everyone using portion. We hope to see you there!

If you want to know much more about the ESA education things to do register in this article to join us for a dwell Teach with Room 2021-2022 Details Session, 22 September at 17:00 CET. We will walk-by way of each of the yearly ESA college jobs, providing you with every thing you want to know – how to use, how to get commenced, and far more. In this session we will also announce the new ESA Teach with Place on the web trainings possibilities for most important and secondary teachers and educators, which will open for registrations shortly. These trainings will protect a array of on line instruments and classroom resources, facilitated by are living interactions and complementary Q&A segments.



*Disclaimer: Strategies to host a bodily CanSat accumulating are subject matter to COVID-19 developments. 

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