Extra-Curricular CanSat competition in 3 weeks - Bristol University

Resource type: 
Classroom practice and Student Engagement
Topic: 
Program development

The University of Bristol have run an extra-curricular competition to design a satellite in a sodacan, or “CanSat” using a predesigned kit over a few weeks. 5 groups of 5 students entered, soldered together a basic CanSat, designed and built payloads, then launched the CanSats one by one with a parachute from a drone at 120m.