ACSE Students Extra-Curricular Activities
SunrIde were the 1st & only student-led, UK rocket design team to take part in the Spaceport America Cup!
Our students take part in a number of extra-curricular activities - from rocket launches to exploring the depths of moon craters and much more.
Read the latest news and updates from all of ACSE's extra-curricular student projects.Read more.>
SunbYte I, II & III
The Sheffield University Nova Balloon Lifted Solar Telescope (SunbYte) is a high-altitude balloon experiment devised and run by students at the University of Sheffield. SunbYte II aims to revolutionise solar telescope technology by creating a low cost telescope using novel manufacturing techniques such as 3D printing.
SunrIde (Sheffield University Nova Rocket Innovation Design Engineering) brings together engineering skills and innovation for rocketry design. They are a passionate team of students striving for excellence through engineering innovation with the intention of acquiring hands-on rocketry and space technologies experience.
MarsWorks (formerly MoonWorks) is a team of students involved with designing a rover for Lunar and Mars explorations. The planned activity for 2019 is to design and build a Mars rover for the European Rover Challenge, the largest and most famous space robotics event in Europe.
SunSat aims to create the University of Sheffield's first own satellite development platform using NASA core flight System software. SunSat objectives are to take hi-resolution images of Earth and use Artificial Intelligence (AI) pattern recognition to investigate desertification as a result of environmental pollution
Avalon ROV is a student-led project, created to participate in an annual international robotics competition MATE ROV. The aim is to build a ROV (Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle) to tackle real life problems by performing tasks underwater.