CTE Mission: CubeSat

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A national challenge to build technical skills for careers in space and beyond.

The U.S. Department of Education invites high schools to bring space missions to students by designing and building CubeSat prototypes. Teams must complete mission proposals during Phase 1 to be considered for Phase 2. All Phase 1 mission proposals will be vetted for eligibility. See the eligibility page for more details. After a judging panel reviews eligible proposals, up to five finalists will be invited to participate in Phase 2.

Use the resource hub for support in developing a mission proposal.

The deadline for mission proposals is 5:59 p.m. ET on Friday, October 16, 2020. Please submit at least one hour before the deadline to ensure your completed mission proposal is received. Please do not reload the form or exit the browser until you see a message confirming that we have received your mission proposal.

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School

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School type: *

Is your school collaborating with any other schools on this mission proposal? *

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Team

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Mission Objectives

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Subsystems

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Mission Planning

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Principal or administrator approval

Mission proposal checklist

The names of all eligible schools that submit mission proposals will be featured on the challenge website. The challenge will also provide all CTE team leads the contact information of other participating schools to support collaboration opportunities. Please check “No” if you would not like the name and email address of your team lead shared with other participating schools: *

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