April 30th, 2018
  • Application deadline for the Beginners' and the Advanced Level.
June 30th, 2018
  • The team must send in a rough concept of their climber via email, including estimates on parameters such as mass, size etc.
August 31st, 2018
  • The team must send in a short video demonstrating a working climber on a tether or rope.
September 17th to 20th, 2018
  • Participation at the European Space Elevator Challenge in Munich.
  • The team must bring a poster about the climber and (in the Advanced Level) hold a presentation about the climber and its development process.
  • The Authorization Form (at Downloads) must be handed in.

Application Form

General Information

Team name
University, school or institution
Team leader / contact person
Phone number
Website (optional)


Why do you want to take part in the competition?
What fascinates you about the space elevator?
How are you financing the project?


Team photo

Here you can upload your team photo.
Accepted file formats are: JPG, PNG

Team logo

Here you can upload your team logo.
Accepted file formats are: JPG, PNG


Submit your application

Important Notice

Your application will be reviewed by us, which can take a few days. If you submitted all necessary information, we will send you a confirmation message to the email address you provided. If your application is incomplete or unclear, we will request you to resubmit those parts. We reserve the right to reject applications.



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Sponsors and Partners

Vestner hochhinaus Linde Aliens Bergsport Tendon Güth & Wolf Teijin Aramid Department of Mechanical Engineering - Technical University of Munich Wiese Foto + Film Deutsche Gesellschaft für Luft- und Raumfahrt BESL EuroSpaceward