CHALLENGES

ARCS CHALLENGES

Micro-g NExT

Micro-g Neutral Buoyancy Experiment Design Teams (Micro-g NExT) challenges teams to design, build, and test devices or tools that address a current, authentic space exploration challenge identified by NASA. 

Registration: Proposals Due Oct. 30, 2020
Event Date: June 2021
Eligibility:
Open to full-time undergraduate students (junior college, community college, college, or university) at the time the proposal is submitted.
Requires U.S. citizenship for team members.
Requires a supervising faculty member.

 

Human Exploration Rover Challenge

NASA’s Human Exploration Rover Challenge features an engineering design challenge to engage students in the next phase of human space exploration.

Registration: Open | Closes Nov. 5 for U.S. Teams
Proposals: Due Oct. 8 for Internal Teams
Event Date: April 15-17, 2021
Eligibility:
Open to high school and college students worldwide.
Requires a mentor age 21 or older.

 

Spacesuit User Interface Technologies for Students

NASA Spacesuit User Interface Technologies for Students (SUITS) challenges students to design and create spacesuit information displays within augmented reality (AR) environments.

Registration: Closes Oct. 21, 2020
Event Date: April 19-23, 2021
Eligibility:
Full-time undergraduate or graduate students enrolled at U.S. institutions of higher learning.
Team members must be U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents to attend on-site testing activities.
Support team members may be university students of any level, faculty members, professional consultants.

 

California State University, Northridge
NASA
JPL