UCT SpaceLab was well represented at the recent IAC 2017 in Adelaide. SpaceLab-affiliated participants presented 14 papers, featured in two plenary events and won several awards.
SpaceLab masters student Mónica Estebanez Camarena was recently recognized by the judges of ESA's Sentinel Smallsat S3 Challenge for her proposal named PyrSat, which was judged as the best submission by an individual.
SpaceLab visiting academics Dr Joe Pelton and Dr Scott Madry appeared in the Emerald Planet, a TV show produced in Washington DC, in the United States. To view the show, click here.
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).