22 March 2010

New Intercollegiate Solar Power Satellite Design Competition

See: http://powersatcontest.com/

Welcome to the first ever International Collegiate Solar Power Satellite Design Competition. The 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.
Team Registration for the competition is now open.

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