As one of the world-leading company, Airbus manufactures planes, fighter jets, rockets ans satellites. They are the prime contractor of Arianespace’s Ariane 5, the world reference for heavy-lift launchers that will launch the James Webb Space Telescope. Airbus Defence & Space has contributed to many successful and renown space mission such as Cassini, Mars Express and more recently Rosetta. They are part of today's most exciting missions including LISA Pathfinder, ExoMars, NASA's Orion, and the OneWeb satellite constellation.
Their valuable expertise will be brought to Caltech as some of their engineers will help the participants solve the many aspects of the challenge. They will give public lectures and help the two teams.
This is the very first partnership between the Caltech Space Challenge and Airbus and the first involvement of this kind. Participants will have exclusive interviews and meetings with Airbus during and after the Challenge. All participants will have the unique chance to have their CV/Resume viewed by Airbus Defence & Space!