18 Explorers entries qualify to the 2017 semi-finals

Eighteen Explorers entries are chosen from the first phase of assessment to participate in the three regional semi-finals that will be organized in June in Belgium, Czech Republic and Poland.

The 26 Explorers semi-finalists of 2017 that will compete for qualifying to the International Final of Toulouse are:

  1. Jaroslav Merc, from the Pavol Jozef Šafárik University, Slovakia, with the project “Svetelné znečistenie v strednej Európe”
  2. Bartłomiej Ziętek from the Wrocław University of Science and Technology and Dawid Przystupski, from the Wrocław Medical University, Poland, with the project “Sky is no limit”
  3. Sergio Zanola and Giovanni Perisi, from the Politecnico di Torino, Italy, with the project “INSOMNIA, unreveiling Saturn farthest Moon secrets”
  4. Nikolas Clemer, from the KU Leuven, Belgium, with the project “Double D’s: Drones with Dreams”
  5. Lucie Davidová, from the Karlova University, Czech Republic with the project “Psychosocial issues: New challenge for future long-duration space missions”
  6. Daniel Movilă, from the “Gh. Asachi” Technical University, Iași, Romania, with the project “3D printed Mars settlement”
  7. Aleksander Knutsen, from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology with the project “High-altitude Balloons on Mars”
  8. Ivan Dimitrov and Miroslav Dimitrov, from the Vasil Levski National Military University, Bulgaria, with the project “Constellation of Cubesats to monitor the environment for the benefit of Europe”
  9. Justin Chaillot and Alexis Chenier from the École nationale supérieure de mécanique et des microtechniques, France, with the project “Chronos”
  10. Alexis Papadopoulos from the University of Athens, Greece with the project “Roseta Mission – Exploration of Asteroids”
  11. Piotr Skoczylas from the Politechnika Rzeszowska, Poland with the project “Nuklearne termiczne silniki rakietowe – podstawowy system napędowy przyszłych misji międzyplanetarnych”
  12. Panagiotis Keramidis and Sofia Filippou from the Aegean University, Greece with the project “Astronomizing Aegean Project”
  13. Adam Tużnik, from the Jagiellonian University, Poland, with the project “Obce światy w nowym świetle”
  14. Przemysław Gryt, from the Rzeszów University of Technology, Poland, with the project “Knowledge against fire”
  15. Sara Berent and Robert Gordon, from the University of Glascow, United Kingdom, with the project “The SAROBI Titan Mission”
  16. Elena Daveroni, from Panteion University, Greece, with the project “Development of Space Research: Environmental Implications”
  17. Clément Chantebel and Léopold Comby, from the Institut Polytechnique des Sciences Avancées, France, with the project “Egeus: à la découverte des mers de Titan”
  18. Catarina Alves and Tomás Silva, from the University of Porto, Portugal with the project “Vale a pena ir para o espaço?”