2013 Competition

The countdown has begun

With only a few days to go until the UKSDC 2013 Final competition, preparations here are full steam ahead! For competing teams, keep an eye on this page for the Press Release on Thursday night. We’ll also email it to you along with extra details about the accommodation. We’re very excited about this weekend, and looking forward to all the amazing ideas you will be showing us.

2013 Competition

More teams have made it through!

We are pleased to announce that Debonair Solutions (City of London Academy) and Infinitas (Portsmouth High School) have made it through to the UKSDC 2013 Final as full member teams and will receive competition emails very soon with more details! Congratulations!

2013 Competition

Winning Videos

UKSDC LogoThe UK Space Design Competition would like to thank everyone who submitted a video this year for the extraordinary amount work put into your applications. The quality of this years entries was absolutely amazing and the judges had an extremely hard time deciding who to invite to London. However, this year we are honoured to invite the following teams to Imperial College London to compete in the residential Finals of UKSDC 2013:

Full Teams (in no particular order)

  • Nonsuch Space Ventures Ltd, Nonsuch High School for Girls
  • Pate’s Astronautic and Space Society, Pate’s Grammar School
  • Gaia Astronautics, The Redcliffe Sixth Form Centre
  • Aether, Henrietta Barnett School
  • Space Rocks, Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls
  • Asteroid Advertising, Watford Grammar School for Girls
  • NIM Corp, John Hampden Grammar School
  • Frangible Nuts, Turton Sixth Form
  • Orion, Cardiff Sixth Form College
  • Terminal Velocity, Drayton Manor High School
  • Rye St Anthony, Rye St Antony School
  • Trinity Skymine, Trinity School
Four Person Teams (in no particular order)

  • Paddington Academy, Paddington Academy
  • Team Sombrero, The High School Glasgow
  • Astro Habitats, Meldrum Academy
  • Infinitas, Portsmouth High School (Full team reserve)
  • Orion, Newcastle Royal Grammar School
  • Bishop Hedley Science Club, Bishop Hedley High School
In addition to this, the following teams have been placed in reserve:

Four Member Teams Reserve (in order)

  • Debonair Solutions, City Academy
  • Cosmos, Hayden School
  • Westfield Asteroid Space Agency, Westfield School
  • Whitgift School, Whitgift School
For those of you not on the Finals Team lists, there is another chance to get to the 2013 UKSDC Final in our Regional Heats.

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