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#1: A Taste of the SDCs

Word count & reading time: (655 words – 3 minutes) Welcome to the Space Design Competitions – unique, impactful, and exhilarating space STEAM-a-thon events that get you conceptually designing space habitats for up to 80 years in the future… This article will introduce you to the competitions and what we’re all about here at the

ITSDC 2021 Qualifiers to EUSDC & ISSDC

Congratulations and well done to all participants of the first National Space Design Competition in Europe, Italian SDC 2021! 62 dedicated participants across multiple regions of Italy, 3 competing companies, 9 invaluable volunteers.  The challenge presented to Kepler Automation, Olympus Mons Trading Company, and Earhart Advanced Industries was to design an Aldrin Cycler between Earth

Holiday wishes

Season’s Greetings! Approaching year’s end, we at the SSEF naturally think of you—our supporters and untiring fans.  Throughout 2021, you have  provided our programme with multiple gifts: passion for science, devotion to learning, donation of service, funding and time. Thank you for helping to keep us in orbit! Dr. Randall Stewart Perry, Founder Space Science Engineering

EUSDC 2021 & ISSDC Qualifiers

Congratulations and well done to all participants of the first continent-wide European Space Design Competition, EUSDC 2021! 68 dedicated participants, 7 European Nations, 3 competing companies, 28 invaluable volunteers.  The challenge presented to Kepler Automation, DaVinci Meccanica, and Earhart Advanced Industries was to design a preliminary research base to be constructed in Earth orbit before

How We Think and Learn

How We Think And Learn Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination. ~John Dewey, The Quest for Certainty, 1929 Catherine Twomey Fosnot Most people assume that learning results from teachers transmitting knowledge: clearly explaining concepts, procedures to be practiced, and facts to be memorized; then testing to assess retention

EUSDC 2018 Qualifiers to ISSDC

The following have been invited to join the EU team. This is not funded by the UKSDC, and individuals will be expected to find their own sources of funding. We will happily advise on potential sources of funding if requested. Dougeldyne (in alphabetical order)   Georgia Aspinall – The Brooksbank School    Corinne Barker – The Brooksbank