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CanSat 2012

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Last year, the team participated in their first ever competition, the CanSat Competition near Cross Plains, TX.  The results of the team's first competition were a success.  We placed sixth out of 41 teams, with only one other U.S. team ranking higher.  This annual competition is open to teams from universities and colleges. Teams must be able to design and build a space-type system, following the approved competition guide, and then compete against each at the end of two semesters to determine the winners. Rockets will be provided but teams are responsible for funding the construction of their CanSat and all travel/lodging expenses. [1]  

To learn more about the CanSat Competition, click the following link:

[1] CanSat Competition

Results from the Competition
Rank School
1 Istanbul Technical University
2 SRM University
3 Indian Institute of Technology
4 Istanbul Technical University
5 University of Michigan
6 Tarleton State University
7 SRM University
8 University of Michigan
9 Ryerson University
10 Kap'iolani Community College
11 SRM University
12 Virginia Tech
13 Universite du Quebec a Montreal
14 The University of Alabama in Huntsville
15 Carleton University
16 College of Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota
17 Florida Institute of Technology
18 University of California San Diego
19 McGill University
20 The Cite College of New York
21 Istanbul Technical University
22 Khalifa University of Science and Technology and Academic Research
23 Ryerson University
24 University of Hawaii at Manoa
25 Universidad Libre de Colombia

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