DemoSat IV


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


DemoSat IV 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 IV DemoSat III DemoSat II DemoSat I



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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