Confey College students win space competition

8th May, 2016
Team leader Liam Murphy (with cup) Alex Bourke; Julia Waszkiewicz; Kieran Kilbane; Naoise Barry; Conor Walsh; Denis Buhai and Gergely Geller

Teams of senior-cycle students from across Ireland designed, built and launched mini-satellites in the shape of a soft-drink can at the national final of ESERO (European Space Education Resource Office) Ireland and CEIA CanSat Final, held in Birr Castle, Co Offaly, last month.

A CanSat is a simulation of a real satellite in the size and shape of a soft-drink can and is a European Space Agency initiative designed to inspire young people to pursue...

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