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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: Fabien

Saclay    France Category: Lunar Orbital Space Station External link for Tinkercad 3D design
Project description

Asm orbital station

I imagined a base orbiting the moon for the moon project. Its mission is to protect the earth and the moon. It has a cockpit and a clamp. This orbitial station has two engines and if there is a failure four small engines with lower power are ready to take over.

Inside there will be a sports hall, a laboratory, a sleeping room, shuttles, a reserve, a kitchen and an infirmary. Like any station in orbit, it will have solar panels. The shuttles are used to leave in case of problem (ex: an explosion or an asteroid that would crash into the station).

The function of the infirmary will be to treat sick astronauts. The laboratory will be used to look in the rock, to be able to perhaps make plant breeding of all kinds. The gym will be used to keep fit in the resort.

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