Yesterday, Monday May 13 at 23:59 the Phase I Deliverables Submission was closed. Now starts the evaluation period.
This NANOSTAR challenge consists in the predesign of a nanosatellite/small satellite space mission to the Moon. The satellite, equipped with a scientific payload, will perform observations and measurements of the Moon’s surface at a close distance during a fly-by.
The Evaluation Committee is composed by one member from each NANOSTAR institution, and will apply the same criteria to the evaluation of all student proposals.
The NANOSTAR Evaluation Committee shall convene and evaluate all the valid submitted projects to determine the winning proposal.
Evaluation will be carried out based on:
Compliancy with the top-level requirements of the mission
Project consistency, risk analysis, and physical soundness
Maximization of the mission figures of merit (refer to the mission requirements document)
Team management and organization
Team size, multidisciplinarity, gender balance, and interinstitutionality
Correct usage of NANOSTAR resources, tools, and methodology.
Good luck to all participants!
NANOSTAR: A collaborative platform to provide a relevant training on nanosat technology through Student Challenges.
NANOSTAR is funded by the Interreg Sudoe Programme through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
The project has a planned duration of 30 months and a total budget of 2 million euros.
The consortium is composed of 7 universities and 2 aerospace clusters, plus 3 ESA Business Incubation Centres as associates, in France, Spain and Portugal.