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.
 
ABOUT THE COMPETITION
The mission of this competition is best mission design. The full competition criterias and guidelines to be released during introductory workshop.
 
EXPECTED PARTICIPANTS
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.
 

REGISTRATION

No registration fees. The registration is now OPEN until 9th March 2020.

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COST

 All teams are responsible for their accommodation, travel expenses, and the development costs of their SiswaSAT.
 
SCHEDULE OF SISWASAT
Event Date Venue 
Registration 15th February – 9th  March 2020  -
SiswaSAT Workshop@MSN 2nd April 2020  Universiti Teknikal Malaysia (UteM), Melaka
Proposal submission due 24th April 2020  -
Announcement of the selected proposal (preliminary elimination) 4th May 2020  -
Preliminary Design Review document submission due 5th June 2020  -
Announcement of the shortlisted proposal (final elimination) 12th June 2020  -
Critical Design Review document submission due 11th August 2020  -
Critical Design Review presentation 18th – 19th August 2020  Kompleks Teknologi Angkasa, Banting, Selangor
Launch Date *15th September 2020  Kompleks Teknologi Angkasa, Banting, Selangor

 *Date to be confirmed

 
PRIZES

1st Prize: MYR 8,000 and trophy
2nd Prize: MYR 5,000 and trophy
3rd Prize: MYR 3,000 and trophy

 
ORGANISER

Malaysia Siswasat Competition 2020 will be organized by:


Malaysian Space Agency (MYSA)
Ministry of Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC)
No. 13, Jalan Tun Ismail
50480 Kuala Lumpur

 
POINTS OF CONTACT

If you have any inquiries, 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 

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