SEDS Canada Competitions and Presentations

Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS Canada) is a student-run non-profit reestablished in late 2014. SSPI began work with SEDS Canada in 2017, bringing student competitions to their annual programs.

2018 Competition: Satellites Around Mars - What Will It Take?

The colonization of Mars has become a much-talked-about topic, from Elon Musk’s stated desire to end his days on the red planet to the Mars One campaign to send astronauts on a one-way journey there. One of the first steps required for successful colonization will be to put communication relay satellites into orbit to support robot landers and ultimately human settlements. Satellites are a well-established technology – but the challenges of getting them to another planet and operating them there will be vast. MORE

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