DemoSat III


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




DemoSat III 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 II Schools

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     Mines
  SmartSat     On-board image ranking     CU
  GPSSat     GPS verification      
  VideoSat     In-flight imaging     UNC
  TXSat     In-flight data transmission      
  ATTSat     Attitude Determination      
  AeroSat     Aerodynamic control     CSU
  WindSat     Wind speed determination     UCCS
  CrashSat     G-loading determination     CSU
  CommSat     New communication demonstration      
  RoverSat     Rover deployment     Metro, Mesa, PPCC, & CSU
  SolarSat     Solar panel deployment      
  ChemSat     Chemical reaction measurements     Adams
  ÁSystemSat     Integration of micro systems      
  RadSat     Radiation measurements     WSC
  WeatherSat     Weather measurements      
  LandSat     Upright landing methods     Mines
  PressueSat     Pressure measurements      
  ShellSat     Aeroshell prototype      
  BlackBoxSat     Record and store data      

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