L'incontournable projet étudiant

In partnership with great European participants in aeronautical and space sectors:

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Welcome to the site of the Student Aerospace Challenge


Take care of you


15th exercise is ending soon.


Here are some informations about the running of 2020-2021 Exercise:

  • Final report, poster and work summary must be sent before April 30th, 2021,
  • Suborbital Day will be held by visioconference on June the 3rd. Teams having send their final report will participate.



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Challenge News


Results for the fourteenth exercise

Among the 36 registered teams for the fourteenth exercise of the Student Aerospace Challenge, 13 teams returned their report. Evaluation by the Steering Committee of the Challenge, composed of partners and experts leads to the following prize list:

  • CAVARESS (University of Würzburg - Würzburg, Germany) received ESA Grand Prix for its study related to cardiovascular reaction during a suborbital flight,
  • Innspace (Wroclaw University of Science and Technology - Wroclaw, Poland) was awarded by the ArianeGroup Prize for its work on analytic definition of the business model of commercial suborbital flights,
  • M2 DAST IDEST (Paris Saclay University - Sceaux, France) received Dassault Aviation Prize for its proposal of a regulation for Europe governing the liability aspects of suborbital flights activities,
  • Evering Team (Evering Institue, Bordeaux University - Mérignac, France) was awarded by the Communication Prize, sponsored by ACE, for the emphasizing of suborbital airworthiness management rules.

In addition, during the Suborbital Day, Herastrae team (King's College London – London, United Kingdom) received the Suborbital Day’s Special Prize for the best presentation related to medical considerations of Push-Pull acceleration in commercial suborbital spaceflight.


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Platform access

Access to the platform teams to download.
(For teams registered).

Work instructions

To check carefully before beginning the project.

Who can apply to the Challenge?

The Challenge aims to European college students.
If you are currently studying any of the following subjects, the Challenge is for you:

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Aerospace engineering
  • Economy
  • Law
  • Communication
  • Design
  • Medicine
  • Etc.

How to take part?

With the agreement of their teaching institution, teams (two to five students) can apply online, on this website, to work on one of the 10 Work Packages proposed by the Challenge. These projects can be led completely autonomously ...


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