What is the MESDC?

The Middle East (ME) Space Design Competition is a science and engineering competition designed as a simulation of life in industry. Open to students in Years 10 to 13, the UKSDC aims to enable students to experience the vast potential and valuable opportunities available through future study, or even a career, in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths).


Put your technical knowledge to the test as you work to solve genuine space engineering problems and find a solution to a simulated Request-for-Proposal.


Design methods to keep humans alive (and happy) in outer space or on the surface of other worlds where you'll integrate solutions with the natural environment.


Work within or help manage a large team of dynamic, like-minded students as you endeavor to produce a 50 slide, 35 minute presentation in just 24 hours.

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