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Mach-22 Launch Competition and Conference is brought to you by UK Launch Services Ltd, Discover Space UK and UKSEDS. The event will give university students an opportunity to develop practical, hands-on mechanical and electronics skills, with industrial technical support provided to the teams remotely.

Based at a future spaceport, Mach-22 will include skills workshops supported by national space companies. The rocket-based event will see undergraduate students design, build and launch a rocket and CanSat - a simulation of a real satellite integrated within the volume and shape of a can.


Students who successfully participate in the event will improve their teamworking skills, practical and mechanical engineering skills, take part in rocket launches and gain an insight into careers in the UK Space Sector. Join us at Machrihanish Airbase from the 22-26th June 2022 to launch your way into success!

Find out more about our inaugural event, Mach-21, in this video, which saw 11 university teams from across the UK participate, designing and launching a CanSat.

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