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NASA Space Settlement Contest 2015 invites applications from students of class 1 to 12

Updated On 2014-12-16 16:08:43 Technology Education

This NASA Space Settlement Contest 2015, co-sponsored by NASA Ames and the National Space Society (NSS) has opened for 2015 entries. This is an annual contest where students are motivated to develop space settlement designs and related materials.

Students from Class 1 to 12 students (18 years old) from anywhere in the world are invited to participate.
Individuals, small teams of two to five, and large teams of six or more are judged separately. Entries are also grouped by age/grade of the oldest contestant for judging. The age groups are 7th and under, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th. The grand prize is awarded to the best entry regardless of contestant age.

Project Submission Details

Designs, original research, essays, stories, models, artwork or any other orbital space settlement related materials may be submitted. 

How to Apply
Entry form is available on the official website of NASA. Send a hard copy of your entry and two hard copies of a filled out entry form (one firmly attached to your entry and the other loosely attached, perhaps with a paper clip) to:
NASA Ames Research Center, Al Globus/Mail Stop 262-4, Bldg. 262, Rm. 277, Moffett Field, CA 94035-0001, USA

Prizes and Certificates
The best submission, regardless of category, wins the grand prize, consisting of the space colony submission being placed on the NASA Ames World Wide Web site.

Invitation from The National Space Society (NSS) 2015 to contest participants to attend the NSS 34rd annual International Space Development Conference (ISDC) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada May 20-24, 2015.

Award for $5,000 to the single highest scoring team or individual attending from NSS Bruce M. Clark, Jr. Memorial Space Settlement. The highest ranking winners attending will be invited to give oral presentations as time is available.

Important Dates
All submissions must be received by March 1, 2015


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