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Liftoff 2019 will be held over 13 May (Day 1) and 14 May (Day 2), whole day.

All Orbital students need to be present at Liftoff unless their absence has been specifically permitted in writing in email by a facilitator of the course. Prospective students, please ensure that you have extended your living arrangements and made appropriate travel arrangements if you are planning to leave Singapore shortly after exams. If leaving for an international flight after the second date, please ensure you have appropriate travel time. (+1 hr to return to your living accommodations to get your baggage, +1 hr to get to the airport; 2 hrs for check-in; so probably around 10pm or later on Day 2 is safe).

The tentative schedule for Liftoff 2019 is as follows:

Monday, May 13 – Liftoff Day 1 (Mandatory)
Session Start I3 Auditorium The Hangar STMI Executive Training Room
09:00 Introduction (Slides / Video)
09:30 Product Design (Slides) + Software Engineering Principles (Slides)
12:00 Lunch break
13:00 NOC (Slides) / DSO (Slides) / Mentorship (Slides) / Skylab (Slides) + Past Project Review / Choose Your Project Type (Slides) Find-A-Copilot
15:00 Overview of Mobile App Development (Slides) Overview of Web App Development (Slides)
16:00 Basic Android Development (Slides) HTML/CSS (Slides)
18:30 Mentor Matching for Prospective Apollo 11 teams
Tuesday, May 14 – Liftoff Day 2 (Mandatory)
Session Start I3 Auditorium The Hangar LT19
09:30 Intermediate Android Development (Slides) React (Slides)
12:30 Lunch break / Meet-Your-Advisor
14:30 <Ignition presentations slides due by all teams>
14:30 Database (Slides) + Git (Slides)
16:30 Ignition (Slides, Audit: Videos, Hangar*: Videos, LT19: Videos)


Some of the workshops have hands on elements which require you to set up your laptop (e.g., install some software, apply for accounts, etc.) beforehand. The instructions will be released / finalized by the end of 10 May. Please follow the instructions below and set up accordingly.

    • No special software required; just come with your preferred code editor and browser.
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