Mission analysis and planning of a CANSAT

Cabuloglu C., Aykis H., Yapacak R., Caliskan E., Agirbas O., Abur S., ...More

5th International Conference on Recent Advances in Space Technologies, RAST 2011, İstanbul, Turkey, 9 - 11 June 2011, pp.794-799 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume:
  • Doi Number: 10.1109/rast.2011.5966951
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.794-799
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


In this study, a mini model satellite that measures pressure, the temperature and its location. The Project is called as cansat. It is the combined name of the can and satellite words. Can-sized and can-shaped CANSAT -it is new trend in Turkeythis is the first step to reach the space and its technology. This micro-satellite will have lots of capabilities after adding electronic equipments, sensors and GPS. CANSAT is provided to take a certain altitude by an R/C aircraft. Then it is allowed to free fall from the R/C aircraft and it can land on ground with the help of a parachute which we produce. © 2011 IEEE.