In Situ Resource Utilization Challenge


NASA is looking for innovative ideas to use in situ (in place) Martian resources to help establish a human presence on the Mars. The In Situ Resource Utilization Challenge offers the public an opportunity to submit designs for structures on Mars that would use existing material. The agency plans to award $10,000 to the first-place winner, with $2,500 each for two second-place submissions. The challenge was announced today at an event honoring the five-year anniversary of the government-wide platform

2016 LPI Summer Intern Program Announced


The Lunar and Planetary Institute invites undergraduates with at least 50 semester hours of credit to experience cutting-edge research in the lunar and planetary sciences. As a Summer Intern, you will work one-on-one with a scientist at the LPI or at the NASA Johnson Space Center on a research project of current interest in lunar and planetary science. Application deadline is January 8. Find out more online.