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SHC's ALFRED payload launching soon! Learn more here. . . . . . . Open House Thursday August 16 at 8pm in the Charger Union Theater


Space Hardware Club

at The University of Alabama in Huntsville

What does SHC do?

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CubeSat

In 2013, Space Hardware Club launched its first CubeSat, ChargerSat1. Since that launch, the CubeSat program has been working to develop it's next small satellite, giving students unparrelled opportunity. 

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BalloonSat

The Space Hardware Club has launched over 70 high altitude balloons since 2006. BalloonSat payloads cover a wide variety of research topics, from cutting edge atmospheric science to satellite communications test beds. 

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CanSat

CanSat is an international mission-oriented mock satellite competition where 90+ teams from around the globe compete against each other in presentations and engineering challenges.

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Outreach

Space Hardware Club has been an active member of the Huntsville community since it was founded. Outreach is a student initiative to introduce STEM with hands-on activities for K-12 students, college students, and adults alike.

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Rocketry

Space Hardware Club has a 10 year history in solid propelled vehicles and a new branch of liquid propelled vehicles. Students get to work with propulsion, vehicle design, ground support, and avionics, while experiencing industry driven safety design practices 

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OneMonth

OneMonth is the introductory project, where new members work within small teams to design, build, and fly balloon payloads. While not required, it gives new members valuable skills and insight. 

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Additional Pages

  • K4UAH - Take a look at our HAM Radio used for everything from talking to the ISS to track playloads.  Check it out now!
  • Payload Tracking - Want to know where a payload that SHC is launching is right now or where it was? Find out now!
  • Facilities - Find out where SHC builds their projects. Click to see!
  • Lab Safety - Be safe in our labs by learning from Geoff. Watch here!
  • Past Projects - See our club heritage by Clicking here!
  • Project Concepts - New page will be up soon!
  • Sponsors - The organizations and people that make all of this possible. See who!