Participant's Guide

Spacecraft Competition

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Intro

This guide is your go to place for information about participating in the Beginning Spacecraft Competition. You will find information about the different stages of the process and what you will have to do to move forward. 

Summary - How to Build Your Spacecraft

Building your spacecraft involves 5 major steps. You’ll find guidance and tutorials for these steps below.

  1. Form your team.
  2. Choose your payload.
  3. Design and build your circuit board.
  4. Program your flight computer.
  5. Fly your femtosat and report your results

We recommend you do 3 and 4 concurrently if possible.

Contents

Specifications (Rules, Scoring, Etc.)

Schedule

Quick Start

Sensors

Other Modules

Hardware

Software

Design Reviews

Launch Day

Spacecraft Challenge