Updates

  • The schedule for the first biennial FUNSAT is now up. Be sure to take note of the various deadlines, but also be aware that some of the later dates are tentative
  • An updated summary of the Tech CD will be posted in September
  • Up-to-date guidelines and evaluation criteria for both the progress report and detailed design report will be posted soon.
  • FUNSAT VIII Workshop - May 8, 2014 at the Space Life Sciences Lab at the Exploration Park adjacent to Kennedy Space Center

UPDATE: April 21, 2014

2013-14 FUNSAT WORKSHOP

The FUNSAT workshop will be held at the Space Life Sciences Lab (SLSL) building at Exploration Park, adjacent to the Kennedy Space Center on May 8, 2014 from 10:00am to 4pm.

We will be providing lunch. All other details related to the workshop will be emailed to everyone in the near future. 

All teams that have submitted their DDR are expected to make a presentation or have a poster display at the workshop on May 8th. The 3 finalists will be making a presentation at the workshop while the rest are expected to have a poster display. The format for the presentations and poster can be downloaded from the link below

format_PR-POSTER

The 3 finalists will be announced on May 2, 2014. We request the 3 finalist to email us their final presentation by May 6, 2014. The other teams can bring their posters at the workshop. We will be selecting the winner of the competition on May 8, 2014 at the workshop. Following the announcement, we will ask the winning team to choose 2 or 3 other teams to help them build the whole satellite. Details on the procedure will be emailed  few days before the workshop. The winning team will have to rely on the 2 other presentations and the poster displays to make their choices of sub-contractors for the whole satellite.

UPDATE: March 4, 2014

The FUNSAT VIII  (2013-14) workshop will be held at the Space Life Sciences Lab (SLSL) building at Exploration Park, adjacent to the Kennedy Space Center on May 8, 2014 from 10:00am to 4pm.

We will be providing lunch. All other details related to the workshop will be emailed to everyone in the near future.

UPDATE: September 30, 2013

The FUNSAT CD is updated. Please click on the following link to access the updated CD via dropbox folder

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/byk6dk4rgkhjep5/HrkuTpRyj_

Please note that the dropbox folder also includes the evaluation criteria

UPDATE: September 26, 2013

The guidelines for the progress report and detailed design have been uploaded. Please go to the schedule section or download them here

Eval_progress - Progress report and evaluation guidelines

Eval_DDR - Detailed Design report and evaluation guidelines

UPDATE: September 19, 2013

13 teams from 9 universities have sent in notices of intent to participate in the competition!

Florida Institute of Technology (2)

University of West Florida (1)

Florida International University (2)

University of Miami (1)

University of Central Florida (3)

Florida Gulf Coast University (1)

University of Florida (1)

University of North Florida (1)

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (1)

 

DROPBOX LINK FOR TECH CD (preliminary – will be updated by the end of September)

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/byk6dk4rgkhjep5/HrkuTpRyj_

The evaluation criteria and the format for the CDR and DDR will be uploaded by the end of September

 

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