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CUBICS is a Canadian Space Agency (CSA) initiative that provides professors in post-secondary institutions with an opportunity to engage their students in a space mission adapted to their needs and their level of comfort, expertise and readiness. Selected teams will be offered the unique opportunity to design their scientific instrument or experiment, or to build and launch their own miniature satellite called a CubeSat.

Funding and eligibility

Canadian universities and other postsecondary institutions may submit a proposal under stream 1 or other stream 2. The total funding available under this announcement of opportunity (AO) is currently expected to be approximately $3.4 million. The two funding categories are:

The CSA intends to fund up to four projects under Stream 1 and up to eight projects under Stream 2.

Submitting a proposal

The AO for CUBICS was posted in . Teams have until , to submit their proposal.

Selected teams will be announced in Spring .

Important dates

Important dates details
Indicators Date
Publication of the AO
Application deadline
Announcement of selected teams Spring

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