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# PSAS Teams

The PSAS is divided up into several functional teams.

- For a schedule of meetings (both team and group), see the [[Schedule]] page.
- Many of the teams have their own electronic [mailing lists](http://lists.psas.pdx.edu).
<!-- Defunct? - PSAS members may find contact information [[here|Minutiae/PSASPhoneList]]. -->

[[!table data="""
Team | Description
[[Airframe]]|Design, construction and test of the rocket's airframe, aerodynamic surfaces, and recovery devices. Also includes flight simulations and launch hardware
[[Avionics]]|Design, construction and test of the rocket's electronic systems, including radio antennas, sensors (e.g., GPS, inertial sensors), computers, microcontrollers, and microcontroller firmware. Also includes navigation and control.
[[Communications]]|Design, construction and test of the rocket's RF communication systems, including transmitters, power amps, antennas, receivers, preamps, etc. Also includes ground communications.
[[GroundTeamHome]]|Design, construction and test of the rocket's mobile ground support systems, including the launch tower, Launch Control Module (LCM), remote power, etc.
[[PayloadTeamHome]]|Payload support for the rocket -- overlaps with airframe and avionics teams.
[[PropulsionTeamHome]]|Design, construction and test of rocket motors. Now liquid, was paraffin hybrid.
[[Software]]|Design, coding, and test of high-level-language software systems, including telemetry protocol, visualization tools, flight management and flight control software -- overlaps with avionics, ground, and uncertainty teams; as well as [[website administration|AdminHome]]
[[Uncertainty]]|Research and implementation of control algorithms, such as Kalman filters and Bayesian particle filters 
"""]]

<!--[[LogisticsTeamHome]]|Team and launch logistics, including launch scripting, deployment coordination, etc.-->

General science and research relating to rockets, vehicle dynamics, aerodynamics, 
the atmosphere, etc. would fall under the catagory of [[RocketScience]], but we don't have a team for that because everyone can 
contribute.