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GUC Launches First Egyptian University Experiment in the Micro-gravity Environment!

In Academic
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

We are proud of the success of the German University in Cairo - GUC Microgravity "Solar Panel" experiment. The experiment was developed - in record time - by undergraduate Engineering students after the workshop given in the summer by GUC Graduate and 1st Egyptian Astronaut Akram Amin.  

 The experiment intended to test the correct deployment of the satellite solar panel after launch. During the "microgravity envelope", the panels deployment was stable with no sight of side forces or extra torques. Thus, the mechanism can be used for future small satellite designs.

This is the First Egyptian 🇪🇬 University experiment in the microgravity environment.

Proud of you team:

Nermine Mohamed, Ali Hussein, Emad Adel Aziz, Mohamed Ehab, Youssef Mohamed, Akram Amin, Dr Amr Talaat and Thanks to all involved partners GUC, SCAD Office - German University in Cairo , Project Possum and the National Research Council