SWE-BWSI Build a CubeSat Challenge
Info on joining
What a great final event May 29!
We hope that you enjoyed it.
You can watch it again here on our webcast recording
Congratulations to the winning teams- Great job!
Final Event Pamphet
Here is the info for our Spring 2022 Challenge- look for another this fall!
Welcome! Are you ready for a Challenge!
The Society of Women Engineers and the MIT Beaver Works Summer Institute
Schedule Updates for Teams
What: Female-Identifying High School Students interested in learning about satellites!*
Mission: Detect colored plastic in the ocean from space
Who: High school students in USA interested in learning about satellites! Team of 5 students led by team coach (teachers, mentors)
When: Coming this fall
Resources: Hardware kit for each team, access to online course (self-paced), bi-weekly office hours
Final Event: TBD
Team Application Deadline: TBD
*While SWE-BWSI Build a CubeSat Challenge is open to eligible students of any gender identity it is designed to encourage and support female-identifying students in STEM.
SWE-BWSI Build a CubeSat Challenge Overview: Build, Learn and Demonstrate 1U CubeSat with hardware provided
The initial SWE-BWSI Challenge will focus on the Build A CubeSat project in which teams compete to develop their own 1U CubeSat to complete an ocean science research mission. Teams of roughly five students work together to develop satellite subsystems that can power and support an optical payload while analyzing data and wireless transmitting the results to a ground station.
The final competitions will be a virtual conference using student video submissions and online conferencing tools for live presentations, Q&A and Awards.
Each team will be provided with: