Wednesday, October 08, 2008

University Student Lunar Contest

NASA and NIA Challenge Students to Imagine Moon Designs - SpaceRef - A contest sponsored by NASA and the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) is challenging university students to think about what sorts of conditions astronauts will face when we return to the moon, then design projects that may become part of actual lunar exploration. ... Student teams must submit a summary of and an outreach plan for their proposed projects by November 28. Their work must be based on one of four themes: outpost to settlement, initial lunar outpost, bringing the world along with virtual exploration and novel approaches to increase sample return from the moon.

RASC-AL 2009
RASC-AL 2008 - See information on this year's version.