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Outline of the project

The Cansat Leader Training Program or CLTP is a 2-week training course using HEPTA-Sat kits, a model satellite for hands-on study of satellite engineering. Participants can learn the basic subsystems of a satellite including structure, electrical power supply, command and data handling, communication, ground station, and sensors as well as learn how to integrate those subsystems to create a working satellite as a whole.

Application guideline

*Professors/instructor at university/research institutes
(Ph. D degree holders are preferable)
*Graduate students who are committed to teaching students in their home countries.
*Company employees who want to study CLTP as an educational and training tool.
Application deadline
1) For a Partial Scholarship (to cover a part or a whole participation fee)
Complete the application form by May 23, 2023 Tuesday (UTC+9:00)
2) For Self-Funded
Complete the application form by June 1, 2023 Thursday (UTC+9:00)
Program participation fee
  1. Participation fee
    1. Academic fee 550,000 JPY, (about 4,075 USD)
    2. Corporate fee 1,100,000 JPY, (about 8,150 USD)
      (1 USD = 135JPY)
      (including the rental fee of HEPTA-Sat kit, materials and equipment and other charges for the program)
  2. Other expenses
    *About 150,000 JPY, (about 1,111 USD) (1 USD - 135JPY)
    (including meals, insurance, hotel accommodation, and transportation fee)
  3. Airfare (depends on each participants)
    *Please contact as if you are interested in buying a set of HEPTA Sat kit.
    *Details of payment methods will be announced later.

Application process

  1. Please prepare the "required documents(1)-(4)" before the application. (PDF file)
  2. Fill in the online application form from the link below and press "confirmation" to submit.
    CLTP On-Line Application Service - Registration Information
  3. When your application is confirmed, we will send the information of the "Online Assessment test". Follow the instruction in the mail, and take the test within a week.
  4. Another confirmation email will be sent after the submission of the test is made. Application process is done with this email.

*Required documents are...

  1. CV (free format)
  2. The Letter of Recommendation. (free format)
  3. Purpose of Application and Plans after CLTP. (free format)
  4. Scanned copy of your Passport (a picture page)

*NOTE: The submitted documents and related information given to the office are strictly protected under the privacy policy of the UNISEC office.

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.


CLTP Office
c/o University Space Engineering Consortium (UNISEC)
Central Yayoi 2nd floor,
2-3-2 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-0032, Japan
Tel: +81-3-5800-6645
Fax: +81-3-6826-3988
E-mail: secretariat[at] (Change [at] into "@" to send)

Announcement of the result

1) For a Partial Scholarship (to cover a part or a whole participation fee)
June 14, 2023(UTC + 9:00)
2) For Self-Funded
June 28, 2023(UTC + 9:00)

Further schedule

To be announced

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