DemoSat II


Developing NASA's Future Workforce through
Student Demonstrations of NASA's Advanced Technologies




DemoSat II Mission Summaries


All schools will be allocated the same mass regardless of the number of missions or teams they have.  The mass is currently 1.5 kilograms and is not expected to decrease.  There is a chance that the it will be increased in March depending of the number of teams launching in April.  Click Mission Name for more information (pdf file).


Mission Name


Brief Description


DemoSat I Schools



Internal Measurement Unit for Mars   New Mission

Sound recording system for Martian environments

  New Mission
CosmicSat   Measure cosmic radiation in Martian-like environment   New Mission
FieldSat   Record orientation and vibration during flight   New Mission
  PanSat     Panoramic imager   CSU Pueblo
  DescentSat     Descent imaging system   Colorado School of Mines (Mines)
  SmartSat     On-board image ranking   University of Colorado at Boulder
  GPSSat     GPS verification    
  VideoSat     In-flight imaging   University of Northern Colorado
  TXSat     In-flight data transmission    
  ATTSat     Attitude Determination    
  AeroSat     Aerodynamic control   Colorado State University (CSU)
  WindSat     Wind speed determination   University of Colorado Colorado Springs
  CrashSat     G-loading determination   CSU
  CommSat     New communication demonstration    
  RoverSat     Rover deployment   Metro State College, Mesa State College, Pikes Peak Community College, & CSU
  SolarSat     Solar panel deployment    
  ChemSat     Chemical reaction measurements   Adams State College
  ÁSystemSat     Integration of micro systems    
  RadSat     Radiation measurements   Western State College
  WeatherSat     Weather measurements    
  LandSat     Upright landing methods   Mines
  PressueSat     Pressure measurements    
  ShellSat     Aeroshell prototype    
  BlackBoxSat     Record and store data    

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