Milestones and current status
The spACS 2 team won first place in the Hellenic Physical Society’s 1st aerospace contest (November 2018), ensuring the participation of ACS Athens to yet another Blue Origin space mission. The rocket was successfully launched on Wednesday, December 11th, 2019. Students have already started working toward publishing their scientific findings.
The spACS 2 team was formed in 2018. It is an international team consisting of
- Academy students,
- o Dr. Karampelas, Physicist/Astrophysicist, Principal Investigator
- o Dr. Kerkines, Chemist, Co-Investigator
- o Ms. Poulou, Physicist
- o Mr. Arsenikos, Chemist, and
- o Dr. Tsigaridi, Mathematician/Astrophysicist, and
- external collaborators (Mr. Mazarakis, Mr. Botsios).