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15th exercise has ended - See you for the 16th exercise in October.


Here are the key dates for the coming exercise:

  • 1st October 2021: beginning of application period
  • 31th October 2021: end of application period
  • 19th November 2021: deadline for sending Work Package sheet
  • 16th December 2021: deadline for sending first progress report
  • 17th January 2022: deadline for validation by Experts
  • 28th February 2022: deadline for sending second progress report
  • 2nd April 2022: deadline for sending a 10-line summary explaining the work done
  • 16th May 2022: deadline for sending final report, poster and bilingual work summary
  • 23th June 2022: « The Suborbital Day », a special event, gathering students and Partners, ending the exercise

 

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Challenge News

24/06/2021

Results for the fifteenth exercise

Among the 20 registered teams for the fifteenth exercise of the Student Aerospace Challenge, 14 teams returned their report. Evaluation by the Steering Committee of the Challenge, composed of partners and experts leads to the following prize list:

  • TO-orbit (Politecnico di Torino - Turin, Italy) received ESA Grand Prix for its study related to preliminary design of the Attitude Control System,
  • STEINER (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos - Madrid, Spain) was awarded by the ArianeGroup Prize for its work on Mission profile and concept for a high-speed long-range suborbital transport vehicle,
  • SALTO (Politecnico di Torino - Turin, Italy) received Dassault Aviation Prize for its analysis of a lightweight suborbital spaceplane,
  • LifTOff Team (Politecnico di Torino - Turin, Italy) was awarded by the Communication Prize, sponsored by ACE, for the emphasizing of feasible solutions to extend the possibility to fly to as many passengers as possible.

In addition, during the Suborbital Day, Innspace team (Rzeszow University of Technology - Rzeszow, Poland) received the Suborbital Day’s Special Prize, sponsored by Air and Space Museum, for the best presentation related to its work on optimization of suborbital aircraft model structure for radiation protection.

26/11/2020

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.
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Work instructions

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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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