NASA Ames Research Center, San Jose State University, and the National Space Society (NSS) invite all students around the world up to 12th grade (18 years old) to participate in the 2017 edition of their annual Space Settlement Contest.
Submissions must relate to orbital settlements. Designs, original research, essays, stories, models, artwork or any other orbital space settlement related materials may be submitted. Settlements may not be on a planet or moon and must be permanent, relatively self-sufficient homes, not temporary work camps.
The National Space Society (NSS) invites all 2017 contest participants to attend the NSS 36th annual International Space Development Conference (ISDC) in St. Louis, USA, USA 25-29 May, 2017.
The single highest scoring team or individual attending will receive the NSS Bruce M. Clark, Jr. Memorial Space Settlement Award.
All participants will receive a NASA certificate. The best submission will be placed on the NASA Ames website.
Submissions must be made in hard copy.