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Design your parachute – A Guide to Landing Your CanSat Safely | Teach with Space T10

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ESA / Education / CanSat

Subjects: Physics, Mathematics, Design |

This resource gives students a brief overview of the different options available when building their CanSat parachute. Students will learn about the underlying physics of parachutes and their design and how to control the speed of their CanSat.

Format: Teacher Guide and Student Worksheets
Age range: 14 – 20 years old
Keywords: Parachute, Drag, Air Resistance, Gravity, Weight, CanSat

Download: Design your parachute

This classroom resource is part of a set of resources developed by ESA’s Education Office in collaboration with ESEROs to support the European CanSat Competition.