It gives us great pleasure to announce the winners of this year’s National Rocketry Championships. This year’s competition was a bit different due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Normally teams have to design, build and launch a rocket, however, due to the closure of rocketry launch site across the UK and students returning to their homes […]
National Rocketry Championship Winners 2018-19
It gives us great pleasure to announce the winners of this year’s National Rocketry Championships. It was a close call with two teams only points away from each other but Team Enillwyr from the University of South Wales came out on top as our winners for 2018/19! Congratulations. Their rocket called The Element reached an […]
National Rocketry Championship 2018-19 now open!
We are happy to announce that the 6th National Rocketry Championship is now open for teams to register. Teams are trying to get their rockets to the highest possible apogee using an only a 3 grain 29mm Cesaroni reloable rocket motor. Teams will also be judged on their design and interesting features of their rocket. Check […]
National Rocketry Championship Winners 2017-18
Another team has taken glory to become the winners of the UKSEDS National Rocketry Championships 2017-18. Drum roll, please. Our Champions for this year are UWEBAR our branch from the University of the West of England. We loved their 3D printed fin can with removable fins and custom boattail and interesting parachute mounting method. In […]
Announcing the Olympus Rover Trials
UKSEDS are pleased to announce the Olympus Rover Trials, replacing the Lunar Rover Competition. The Olympus Rover Trials challenge student teams to design, construct and operate a rover for an analogue sample return mission to Mars. Students create a rover concept, trade off performance parameters and pass through a rigorous review process with panels of […]
National Rocketry Championships 2017-18
UKSEDS are today launching the fifth National Rocketry Championship. This is an exciting competition for student groups from around the UK to compete and show off their rocketry skills. This year teams are challenged with designing, building and launching a mid-power rocket with the primary goal of reaching the greatest apogee possible. Motor selection will […]
Lunar Rover Competition Day 2017 – Winners Announced!
The first UKSEDS Lunar Rover Competition was held on Sunday, 16th July at STFC RAL Space. 5 teams from across the UK reached the final stage after undergoing a PDR (Preliminary Design Review) and CDR (Critical Design Review) by a panel of space industry experts from Thales Alenia Space in the UK, RAL Space and Oxford […]