SpaceLab masters students in team Woodpecker carried out their simulated Mars rover mission on Friday 14 July. The mission team comprised Barbara Ojur (Commander), Adebayo Ogunyika (Log), Ani Vermeulen (Driver), Mchasisi Gasella (Navigator) and Bas Martens (Science).
UCT SpaceLab students observed the webcast of the successful launch of the Flying Laptop built by the Institute for Space Systems and the University of Stuttgart, a collaboration partner of the UCT SpaceLab. We congratulate our partner IRS on the successful launch of this mission.
SpaceLab masters students in team SPAM ("Space Pioneers Analysing Mars") carried out their simulated Mars rover mission on Thursday 13 July. The team controlled a rover at the Canadian Space Agency's "Mars Yard" in real time over the Internet.