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NASA Higher Education Competitions

Posted on: September 27th, 2019 in: National NASA

From designing systems and architectures for exploring the Moon and Mars, to building prototypes for extraterrestrial water extraction and prospecting, to exploring the permanently shadowed regions of the moon – there is a competition for everyone!

Teams who submit Notices of Intent (NOIs) by the respective deadlines will be invited to participate in interactive Q&A sessions next month with the judges from each competition. Don’t miss out!

·     September 27, 2019 – BIG Idea Challenge NOI Deadline

·     October 4, 2019 – RASC-AL Special Edition: Moon to Mars Ice & Prospecting Challenge

·     October 15, 2019 – RASC-AL NOI Deadline

Participation stipends are awarded to the finalist teams in each of these competitions. Please see below for more details on each challenge.

2020 BIG Idea Challenge: Capabilities to Study Dark Regions on the Moon

NOI Deadline: Friday, September 27, 2019

Proposal Deadline: Jan. 16, 2020

2019 RASC-AL Special Edition: Moon to Mars Ice & Prospecting Challenge

NOI Deadline: Friday, October 4, 2019

Proposal Deadline: Nov. 24, 2019


2020 RASC-AL Competition

NOI Deadline: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Proposal Deadline: March 5, 2020