Global Space Design Challenge

Learn more about engineering, business, design and teamwork than you ever imagined possible:

Residential Programme  2024 dates to be advised soon

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The Challenge


Intensive and professional programme of training by expert engineers and academics followed by an industry design simulation which exposes students to the joys and challenges of working in an industrial team.

In this international space settlement design competition you will learn more about engineering, business and teamwork than you ever imagined by designing a settlement in space.

Students will integrate their knowledge of science and will learn technical competence, management and communication skills and enjoy a unique experience of working as a member of an aerospace industry proposal team.

Academic programme
The Challenge

World Class Instruction Both Online and in Person

Instruction by world renowned academics, business leaders, space engineers, ESA and NASA.

The Programmes
World Class Instruction Both Online and in Person

How To Apply

The Global Space Design Challenge is open to students aged 15*-18 from all over the world.

*14 year olds by permission

How To Apply


  • Receive world class instruction and work in an industry team based many years in the future.
  • Design a space settlement for over 10,000 people.
  • Enjoy a full programme of academic and social activities.

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