IAC 2010 Student Competition Results Announced

IAC 2010 Student Competition Results Announced

The 2010 Student Competition Awards were presented at the closing ceremony of the International Astronautical Congress in Prague. Each year undergraduate and postgraduate students from around the world present their research to their peers and experienced members of the industry. To increase the tension they are also competing for a range of honours.

Congratulations to the following winners:

Undergraduate Category

2nd prize:
Name:
Mr. Brandon Hall
Educational Institute:
University of Maryland, United States
Title of the paper:
Lunar Regolith In Situ Resource Utilization: Applications in Dust Mitigation and Vacuum Pyrolysis

1st prize:
Name:
Mr. Konrad Makowka
Educational Institute:
Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany
Title of the paper:
In-Flight Verification of a Novel Method for the Tracking of Rockets

Graduate Category

2nd prize:
Name:
Mr. Koki Ho
Educational Institute:
The University of Tokyo, Japan
Title of the paper:
Software Development of Star Trackers for Small Satellites

1st prize:
Name:
Mr. Max Roessner
Educational Institute:
Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany
Title of the paper:
Broadband Light Source for Fiber-Optic Measurement System in Space Applications

British Interplanetary Society Prize for best technical paper

Name: Ms. Jeannette Heiligers
Educational Institute:
University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom
Title of the paper:
Displaced Geostationary Orbits Using Hybrid Low-Thrust Propulsion

Hans von Muldau Team Award for the Best Team Project

Name (Representative): Federico Zuiani
Educational Institute:
University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Title of the paper:
Orbit Determination and Control for the European Student Moon Orbit

To make this event possible a dedicated subcommittee from the IAF Space Education and Outreach Committee coordinate the technical review of papers prior to the congress and judging of the presentations during the congress. If you are a current university lecturer, practicing engineer, or retired engineer with experience in the space industry and would like to assist with the review process, please contact the student competition chairman Marco Schmidt schmidt.marco@informatik.uni-wuerzburg.de