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Moon Camp Discovery – Moon Camp Challenge
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Moon Camp Discovery


In the future, to enable astronauts to stay on the Moon for long periods of time, new infrastructures must be developed to overcome important challenges. Such challenges include protection from radiation and meteorites, energy production, the extraction and recycling of water, food production and much more. The Moon Camp Challenge invites students to explore the Moon and decode some of the complexities future astronauts may face.

In Moon Camp Discovery each team’s mission is to 3D design only one component of a Moon Camp using Tinkercad. Teams can choose to design a:

– Lunar lander

– Moon Base

– Lunar rover

– Rocket

– Lunar Orbital Space Station


The design should be adapted to the Moon environment and if possible consider the use of local resources, provide protection and/or living and working facilities for the astronauts.

Moon Camp Discovery is a non-competitive mission for beginners. All teams that submit an entry that complies with the guidelines will receive a participation certificate and their project will be shared on the Moon Camp online platform.


Who can participate?

Participation is open worldwide to students aged up to 19 years old. Moon Camp Discovery is recommended for students aged 6 to 14 years old. Participating students must be supported by a teacher, educator or parent.

Discovery Projects Gallery 2020-2021

Below you can find some of the Moon Camp Discovery projects. For more projects visit the Moon Camp Discovery project gallery.


Team: Papago Panthers

Phoenix    United States Category: Moon base External link for Tinkercad 3D design
Project description

We made a moon base so that astronauts can live and work on the lunar surface. Our moon base is powered by solar panels.  There is a landing pad for rocket ships to bring us supplies. There is a solar powered rover for exploring. In one we are growing trees and corn to help provide more oxygen as well as fresh meals. The astronaut in the tall glass tower is doing astronomy. The moon is a good place to look for stars because there is no atmosphere. Most of the people living on our moon base are scientists who are doing experiments and searching for signs of life.

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