OK, here’s a ‘Top List’ with a difference! Let your imaginations run wild and get into some very cool space challenges. Some are challenges from NASA and others are home grown!
NASA Tournament Lab
Here’s one for the mechanically minded! How would you like to explore hell while avoiding obstacles using a clockwork rover! NASA needs an innovative design for its obstacle avoidance sensor which will be used to explore the daunting surface of Venus. Think ‘off-world’ manoeuvres!
Deadline: 29th May. 2020 Find out more here!
This competition is called, ‘NASA Imagery – Your Vision!’ It’s a short film competition that offers filmmakers, editors and animators around the world a chance to share their works inspired by and using actual NASA imagery.
Deadline: 15th July 2020Find out more here!
Australian Space Design Competition - Grades 8 to 12
‘Home away from Home’! Students form their own futuristic aeronautical engineering companies to design a futuristic space settlement. Think outside the ‘box’ for this one! Registrations close: 26th June 2020
Find out more here!
Australian Space Design Competition - Grades 5-8
The Junior Space Design Competition is designed for teams of up to four students to form a marketing consultancy to produce a video advertisement to promote a space settlement. Sounds like fun!
Registrations close: 26th June 2020Find out more here!
astronomy lovers unite!
“Backyard Stargazing with Galaxy Girl” happens every fortnight. Find something amazing to look at in the night sky, ask questions, discover a new tool and tips for your astronomical journey!