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

Work instructions

Working plan

Your team shall communicate an abstract of your project and the working organization you put in place before January 13th, 2017. This document will allow the Partners to check if your work matches the subject. Each team will receive an assessment before the end of January 2017.

  • • This electronic documents shall be sent by email to the Challenge organization;
  • It must be a PDF file which doesn’t exceed 1 Mo.


Questions to the experts

Following the assessment, one of the experts will contact your team.

Moreover, your team may ask an appointment with one of the experts:

  • Applications have to be sent by email,
  • The expert will directly contact the team responsible to agree on practical details.


Final reports

1 – Electronic file

A report explaining your work shall be delivered, either in English or in French:

  • They shall be sent to the Jury by email before May 2nd, 2017,
  • It must be PDF files which do not exceed 4 Mo for the report and 2 Mo for the poster,
  • Concerning the poster, a template will be sent you later.

2 – Printed report

  • A printed copy of your electronic report must be sent before May 9th, 2017,
  • You’ll have to print your A0 poster for exhibition during the next Suborbital Day on June 8th 2017 at Air and Space Museum at Le Bourget. The best poster will receive an award.


  • Concerning the report, the content of the electronic file will be the reference; the aspect of the printed copy will be taken into account for the final mark,
  • Writing in English or in French has no influence on the mark.

3 – Work summary

We ask each team to send a summary in French (recto) and in English (verso):

  • The digital file (Word document, 2 Mo maxi) and a school logo must be sent before May 9th, 2017,
  • A template will be sent later.

illustrations can be added in the columns (recommended); recto and verso could contain different pictures. Those summaries will constitute the collection of the students’ work for the tenth edition of the Challenge. This document will be given to the participants during the Suborbital day and will be uploaded on the Student Aerospace Challenge’s website (see « 2015-2016 Program and Works - It will allow the current and future teams to know the approached topics and the proposed innovations. This collection will also be used as a mean to promote the Student Aerospace Challenge.


Presentation for the Suborbital Day

The Suborbital Day is similar to a congress; each team has a 15 to 20 minute-slot (time for questions included) to present its work. Attendance of at least one team member is mandatory (transport fees for students living out of Paris suburb will be refunded according to written proof and a maximum price defined relative to the trip. The amounts will be given later).

The presentation slides will be in English and the Students would have to talk in English. Be careful not to penalize you in time and understanding. The best presentation will be rewarded.

  • You must send your presentation to the Jury by email before May 30th, 2017,
  • It must be a PowerPoint file which does not exceed 5 Mo (We are unable to install specific software on the computer used during the Suborbital Day).


Digital file’s rules

Not complying with instructions related to max weight and format of the files will lead to a decreased mark.

Updates after the limit date stated above won’t be taken into account.


Digital and postal addresses

Those addresses will be communicated after your inscription.

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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).