The Aerospace Student Challenge 2009/2010

L'incontournable projet étudiant

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

ACEaslDassaultAirbus GroupESAGifasMusée de l'Air et de l'Espace Thales




Group Presentation

Thales is a global technology leader in the Aerospace, Transportation, Defence and Security markets. In 2014, Thales generated revenues of 13 billion euros with 61,000 employees in 56 countries. With its global network of 20 000 high-level researchers and engineers, Thales is stepping up to the security challenges of its customers in an increasingly interconnected, technology-driven world.


Motivation of the Company to sponsor the Challenge

Thales wants to develop interactions with the European Academic Field on topics relating to innovation and technologies. The Student Aerospace Challenge fulfills these expectations. The challenge indeed encourages:

  • Workteam
  • Studies in electronic systems and complex softwares
  • Careers in Aeronautics and Spatial industry

…. And is a source of human and scientific enrichment, not only for the challenge sponsors, but also for academic institutions and students teams.



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Become Ambassadors for the Challenge

Become Ambassadors for the Challenge

News of the Challenge

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 11 Work Packages proposed by the Challenge. These projects can be led completely autonomously ...


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.

Work instructions

To check carefully before beginning the project.

Platform access

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