One year ago, the 2012 European Space Elevator Challenge (EUSPEC) was held in Germany, at TUM Campus Garching. A “highlights” video was created, which the EUSPEC team posted on its website. They recently re-announced it and it makes fine/fun viewing.
The organizers of the competition have this to say about it:
It has now been almost exactly one year since the last European Space Elevator Challenge. Take a trip down memory lane with this little video which was so far buried on our website.
We had a lot of fun during the event even though it was freezing cold at the time. In contrast, we had almost 20 degrees two days ago! Weather can be unpredictable…
We are hoping to bring back EUSPEC for 2014 or 2015. Stay tuned for any news on this site!
Looking forward to it!