• Student Position

Rocketry Project

Sub-team Summary:

The Payload sub-team is responsible for designing a functional payload that will be housed inside a rocket and will be conducted throughout the flight. The payload must conduct an experiment which is usually of biological, medical, chemical or other nature. At this moment Payload Sub-team is designing a detection system which is going to measure the radiation dose that a body will receive during the flight. The rocket’s payload can incorporate more than one experiments that will have different scientific interests and functionalities.

Position Description:

A Payload Scientist is responsible for:

  • Pitching an idea for an experiment to be conducted inside the rocket
  • Conducting research on papers based on the payload’s nature
  • Design and development of the experiment
  • Testing it to ensure its functionality

Preferred skills:

  • Candidates who are excited about science and technology
  • Ability to provide practical and reliable design solutions
  • Excellent organizational and communicational skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)