Throughout the history of the CanSat competition, a couple of CanSat kits have appeared. We want to unify and upgrade this convention, making it easy for the teams to make their ideas real while not altering their creativity and possibilities.
Powerful ARM® technology
The openCanSat kit uses computer-grade MICROCHIP ® Cortex® M0+ CPU
Open hardware & software
Components designs, technical information and software libraries & examples are publicly available
The basic concept does not limit developers and supports their creativity
Elemental part of the kit. Includes SAMD21G18A - the main chip, RFM69 - radio module, BMP280 - temperature and pressure sensor, SDcard module, INA219 - current sensor, BUS connector and other minor parts.
Powers the kit. Basic safety features are included, as well as the main BUS conector.
A universal board for your own ideas - the secondary mission. Includes regularly located soldering pads and vias for soldering other electrical parts.
Main part of the ground station. Includes most of the parts from the CanSat, plus an LCD.