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Moon Camp Discovery – Moon Camp Challenge
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Moon Camp Discovery

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NEW submission deadline extended: 22 April 2021, 23h59 CEST

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: Space Tech Moon

Nashik-3    India Category: Moon base External link for Tinkercad 3D design
Project description

Moonbase is a facility on the Moon, enabling human activity at the Moon.

A moonbase is a facility on the surface of the Moon and is as such different to a lunar space station in orbit around the Moon, such as the planned Lunar Gateway of the Artemis program. Moonbases can be for uncrewed or crewed use, in both cases not necessarily including habitation facilities.

Missions to the Moon have so far realized only temporary single-mission bases, as well as some small permanent installations. Though plans for establishing facilities on the Moon that could enable sustained human activity at the Moon, have been proposed and are actively pursued nationally and increasingly internationally by space agencies.

China Proposed the International Lunar Research Station (ILRS)…


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