2021 International Collegiate Spacecraft and Digital Space Innovation Design Contest

10:00, 15 March 2021 - 15:00, 15 April 2021

The China Association for Science and Technology jointly with the Chinese Society of Astronautics, the Chinese Society of Aeronautics and Astronautics, the Chinese Society of Space Research, Harbin Institute of Technology is announcing the opening of the 2021 International Collegiate Spacecraft and Digital Space Innovation Design, an international online contest of projects and developments in digital technologies and design for aerospace industry.

Students of international universities and scientific institutions, (undergraduate or graduate) regardless of their disciplines, who are interested in the digital space technology and the innovative design of
spacecraft, can participate in the contest as an individual or in a team up to five people (including the team leader). For each team, 1-2 academic advisers are allowed.

Theme of the contest:
1. New concept spacecraft and space systems;
2. New payloads and spacecraft subsystems;
3. Innovative applications and operation-maintenance models in
space industry;
4. Other advanced space technology concepts and innovations.


  • Special Prize: $10,000;
  • First Prize: $5,000;
  • Second Prize: $2,000;
  • Excellent Prize: Several.

From March 15th to April 15th, 2021, participants will register through the official website

From April 16th to May 15th, 2021, participants submit their works through the official website

Learn more information here

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