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THE SAN FRANCISCO SECTION OF THE
AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF AERONAUTICS AND ASTRONAUTICS (AIAA)
INVITES YOU TO PARTICIPATE IN THE
23rd Annual Essay Contest
for students in Seventh and Eighth Grade

THEME

Propose a space mission using a CubeSat*. Include

- where it would fly,
- what data it would gather,
- what type of instruments would be onboard to gather that data,
- and the benefits expected for science, technology, or education.

REQUIREMENTS

JUDGING CRITERIA

(Note: All decisions by the judges are final.)

PRIZES

At each grade level:

ELIGIBILITY

Any seventh or eighth grader enrolled in a school in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, or Sonoma counties.

DEADLINE

Essays must be received by April 15, 2011. Late essays will not be accepted. Mail entries to:

precollege@aiaa-sf.org or AIAA SF Section Essay Contest
P.O. Box 1548, Mountain View, CA 94042-1548

Winners will be notified through the submitted contact information in early April.

QUESTIONS/CONCERNS

Email Samantha Infeld: Samantha.Infeld(at)gmail.com

RESOURCES

* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CubeSat