Who are we?

We are a team composed of 5 students of the Model High School “Evangeliki Scholi Smyrna”. For the fourth consecutive time we are participating in the Panhellenic competition "CanSat in Greece", a qualifier of the Pan-European competition "CanSats in Europe", organized by ESA (European Space Agency) for the last 8 years. Our team is called Orion II and our supervisor is Dr. Christos Fanidis.


Meet our Team (In alphabetical order)

NameRoleIntroduction
Danae VeliHead of Electrical EngineeringMy name is Danae Veli and I am a student at Model High School "Evangeliki Scholi Smyrna". I am a part of team Orion II and I am in charge of the electrical design. My main duty is to design the PCBs for the project.
Dionysios AngelopoulosHead of Mechanical Engineering and Control Systems DevelopmentMy name is Dionysios Angelopoulos. I am a greek High School student attending Model High School “Evangeliki Scholi Smyrna”. I am the head of Mechanical Engineering in Orion II. My main duty was to 3D model the cansat and to design and tune the control system for the cansat.


Giorgos KaltsisSenior Data Analyst
Konstantinos KritharidisHead of Retrieval SystemMy name is Konstantinos Kritharidis. I am a greek High School student attending The American College of Greece - Pierce. I am the head of the Retrieval System in Orion II. My main duty was to design and create the ram-air parachute for the CanSat.
Rikarnto BariampaHead of Telemetry and Software EngineeringMy name is Rikarnto Bariampa. I am a greek High School student attending Model High School “Evangeliki Scholi Smyrna”. I am the head of Telemetry and a Senior Software Engineer in Orion II. My main duty was to write the onboard code for the CanSat.

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