tell us about your mission
We are passionate about space. We want to be part of the most exciting missions and contribute to academic research. At the start of each academic year we select up to 3 most interesting student missions to sponsor with our flight and ground software free of charge. All you need to do is tell us about your mission!Apply to be sponsored
Sponsorship includes a software bundle of our Flight Software Development Kit and Mission Control Software, provided free of charge and valid for a duration of 3 calendar years.Read Sponsorship T&Cs
To be eligible, you must use the software as part of your research or teaching at an accredited degree-granting college or university. These licenses cannot be used for commercial gain or any direct revenue generating capacity.Read about Bright Start Programme
How to apply?
Applying for sponsorship couldn’t be simpler! All you need to do is tell us about your mission by completing a form on our website. The entries will be studied by a panel of three reviewers and the winners will be contacted by email.Apply to be sponsored
The application process will be open between 6th August 2022 to 16th October 2022. We will aim to announce the winner by 15th November 2022.Apply to be Sponsored
DON’T TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT
Our 2021/22 Sponsorship winners are getting their missions ready for launch. The SeaLion Mission, developed by Old Dominion University, is expected to take off in Autumn 2022 and EIRSAT-1, the first Irish satellite developed by University College Dublin, has now been assembled and is going through an extensive testing programme.Read about EIRSAT-1
Making History with the First Irish Satellite
As part of our Bright Start programme, we sponsor up to three most interesting and promising academic missions a year. Find out more about one of our 2021 winners.
Reaching New Heights with the SeaLion Mission
Bright Start Academic Programme sponsorship is a great way to get free access to our flight and ground software. Find out more about one of our 2021 winners.
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