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IAP 2010 Activity

CASTOR Satellite Design and Build
Joe Robinson, Ryan McLinko, George Sondecker, Ginny Quaney
Mon-Fri, Jan 4-8, 11-15, 19-22, 25-29, 09am-05:00pm, 37-372

Enrollment limited: advance sign up required (see contact below)
Signup by: 06-Jan-2010
Limited to 30 participants.
Participants requested to attend all sessions (non-series)
Prereq: none

Motivated students requested to assist with finalizing the CASTOR small satellite design and implementing and testing key systems. Tasks include structures (machining and assembly), software/avionics (programming), communications, power (generation, storage, regulation, and distribution), propulsion (plumbing and testing), thermal (modeling and design), as well as systems engineering (test plans, requirements verification/validation). All grade/experience levels and disciplines welcome. Prior coordination required, signup by Jan 6. Negotiable schedule.
Web: http://satellite.mit.edu
Contact: Joe Robinson, 37-360, x3-6462, jrobins@mit.edu
Sponsor: Satellite Engineering Team
Cosponsor: Aeronautics and Astronautics
Latest update: 10-Dec-2009

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Last update: 19 August 2010