International Collegiate Solar Power Satellite Design Competition

The International Collegiate Solar Power Satellite Design Competition is open to all undergraduate and graduate students across the globe. This contest puts college students in the shoes of aerospace industry engineers designing a Space-Based Solar Power Satellite which will beam 10MWs of electricity down to Earth. Student engineers demonstrate creativity, technical competence, management skills, space environment knowledge, teamwork, and presentation techniques to conquer the problems inherent in siting and designing a Solar Power Satellite.

Registration for the contest closes August 15 and designs must be submitted by October 15, 2010.

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