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Malaysia SiswaSAT 2020 Competition

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SiswaSAT is a nano-scale satellite model that fits into a 325ml standard soda can which able to perform various scientific experiments such as attitude control, image capturing and location determination. All basic subsystems of a satellite (communication, power, command & data handling, etc) are designed to fulfill the mission statement that has been determined earlier on.
This competition is designed to provide the opportunity to experience a hands-on space program at an affordable cost. The competition involves writing a mission proposal, generating design documentation, design reviews, presentation and launching the SiswaSAT to an altitude of 200m using a drone.
The most important aspect of this competition is that each team will learn many important lessons that could be applied throughout their professional career. By developing this project, learning what works and what does not, and also learning to work together as a team, each participant will develop an understanding of the processes essential in developing any project successfully.
The mission of this competition is best mission design. The full competition criterias and guidelines to be released during introductory workshop.
1 SCORESat Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM)
2 Sulong-1 Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
3 FreqLiteX Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM)
4 KETER Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
5 UMP MyStem Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP)
6 UiTM Electra Universiti Teknologi MARA Shah Alam (UITM)
7 PLAYER5_SMEC Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
8 IIUM Team International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
9 Thorium Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)
10 Endeavour Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM)
11 Andromeda Universiti Teknologi MARA Shah Alam (UITM)
12 UiTM Volta Universiti Teknologi MARA Shah Alam (UITM)
13 Tuah FKEKK Universiti Teknikal Melaka (UTeM)
14 FalconX Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
15 i-PETRO 2.0 Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP)
16 6 x 6 Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
17 EduSAT-03 V2 Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI)
19 Talos Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM)
20 Fuego Pusat GENIUS@pintar Negara (GENIUS)
21 Astrid 09 Pusat GENIUS@pintar Negara (GENIUS)
22 KISAS 1 Kolej Islam Sultan Alam Shah (KISAS)
23 PBS Politeknik Banting Selangor
24 UTM-6SAT Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
25 M.I.S.I. SMK Sg. Kapar Indah
26 NanoMeru SMK Meru
27 Ex Machina Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
This competition is open for higher education institute, polytechnic, vocational college and secondary school. One team consist of maximum six (6) students and there can be more than one advisor from each institution.


No registration fees. The registration is open until 9th March 2020.



 All teams are responsible for their accommodation, travel expenses, and the development costs of their SiswaSAT.
Event Date Notes
Registration 15th February – 9th  March 2020  -
Distribution of Documents 3 April 2020 Telegram Official Channel
Submission of Mission Proposal 18 May 2020 Online Submission
Announcement for Selected Mission Proposal 10 June 2020 Telegram Official Channel
Submission of Preliminary Design Review (PDR) Document 10 July 2020 Online Submission
Announcement of Selected Design Proposal 24 July 2020 Telegram Official Channel
Submission of Critical Design Review (CDR) 24 September 2020 Online Submission
SiswaSAT Mission Demonstration and Final Presentation 12-16 October 2020 Online Presentation
Announcement of Winners for SiswaSAT 2020 23 October 2020 Website and Telegram Offical Channel



Main Prizes

1st Prize: MYR 5,000 
2nd Prize: MYR 4,000 
3rd Prize: MYR 3,000 


Special Prizes

Best School Category: MYR 2,000 
Best Report Presentation: MYR 500 
Best Teamwork: MYR 500 
Low Cost Design (Functional): MYR 500 


Malaysia SiswaSAT Competition 2020 will be organized by:

Malaysian Space Agency (MYSA)
Ministry Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI)
No. 13, Jalan Tun Ismail
50480 Kuala Lumpur


If you have any enquiries, please contact:

Mr Ahmad Ammar bin Ahmad Termizi
Phone: 03-3182 4036
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Mdm Nor’asnilawati binti Salleh
Phone: 03-3182 4082
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Malaysia SiswaSAT 2020 Website: siswasat.mysa.gov.my

Malaysia SiswaSAT 2020 is held in conjunction with