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Challenge News

# 07/11/2019

« Results for the twelfth exercise »

Among the 29 registered teams for the twelfth exercise of the Student Aerospace Challenge, 16 teams, gathering 58 students, returned their report, before May 13th, 2018. The evaluation by the Steering Committee of the Challenge, composed of partners and experts took place on May 31st, 2018. The prizes rewarded the following teams:

  • IDEST DAST (IDEST Paris Saclay, Faculté Jean Monnet - Sceaux, France) received ESA Grand Prix for its study related to regulatory and environmental challenges for suborbital flights. The team will take part to the 69th International Astronautic Congress (IAC) between 1st and 5th of October in Bremen (Germany),
  • G-Force Team (ISAE ENSMA - Poitiers, France) was awarded by the ArianeGroup Prize for its work on the heat transfer and materials for a cryogenic Lox tank,
  • DATA (TU Delft - Delft, Netherland) received Dassault Aviation Prize for its study to multi-objective trajectory optimisation,
  • UNoNTUA Team (NTUA Athens and University of Nottingham) was awarded by the Communication Prize, sponsored by ACE, for the emphasizing of a suborbital safety unit.

The ceremony of the handing over of the prizes was held on June 20th, 2018 at Le Bourget Air and Space Museum in the frame of the “Suborbital Day”. This seminar enabled the teams to present their work to the other students, the partners and the schools’ representatives. For the occasion, Space Eye (Nikola Vaptsarov naval Academy – Varna, Bulgaria) received the Suborbital Day’s Special Prize for the best presentation during the annual seminar, work being related to description of a spaceport dedicated to suborbital flights.


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

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