2013 CanSat Competition

Status Report From: NASA Education Office
Posted: Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Applications currently are being accepted for the 2013 CanSat Competition.

This annual competition is open to university and college students from the United States, Canada, Mexico and other countries. Teams of three to 10 students must design, build and launch a sensor payload called a CanSat. Each CanSat is slightly larger than a soda can and must be built according to the specifications released by the competition organizing committee.

All teams entering the CanSat competition are required to have a faculty adviser. The faculty adviser will oversee and be responsible for the conduct of the team at all times during the competition. The advisor is strongly encouraged to accompany the team to the competition.

Applications are due Nov. 30, 2012.

For more information about the competition and to download the application, visit

Questions about this competition should be directed to

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