The CanSat Competition is an ESA’s education initiative to help young students increase their interest and competence in STEM disciplines. CanSat Italy is the first stage of the competition and the winning team is going to represent Italy during the European competition where the final winner will be selected. Mirko Trisolini from participated on behalf of the COMPASS Team as a member of the jury for the competition. Nicholas Giannilli also participated representing the Skyward E.R. team. Both Mirko and Nicholas were invited to give a presentation at the Planetario di Modena the day before the competition.