"The 1st Asia Pacific CANSAT Competition" was held in Vietnam.

"The 1st Asia Pacific CANSAT Competition", which Wakayama University co-hosted, was held in Vietnam from December 1st to 6th, 2013. This competition is a part of "Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum(,APRSAF) .Total six teams of university and high school students from Vietnam and Japan participated in this competition.

December 1st, 2013
Morning   Vietnam National Satellite Center (VNSC)
Afternoon  Vietnam Hòa Lạc Space Center (in Hòa Lạc high-tech park)
VNSC:Vietnam National Satellite Center
Wakayama University
Corporate sponsors
IHI Aerospace CO., Ltd.
Suntory Holdings Limited
Light air.
The Cansat is sent up into the air using baloon and separated at an altitude of 50m.
Entrant school
Total six teams from 4 institutions were participated
One team from Wakayama University, Japan
One team fromVietnam National University Hanoi College of Technology, Vietnam
Two teams from Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam
Two teams from Saga Prefectual karatsuhigashi enior high school, Japan
(This school won the first prize in the "CanSat KOSHIEN 2013", which is a Japanese Cansat competition for senior high schools)
The number of participants
20 people participated in this competition
50 people attended this competition as audiences
First prize:Hanoi University of Science and Technology
Second prize: Saga Prefectual Karatsuhigashi Senior High School, Japan