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3D-Printed Habitat Challenge, Phase 2: Structural Member

Develop technologies for additive manufacturing of an off-world environment using recycled and/or indigenous materials

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Total Cash Prizes Offered: $1,100,000
Type of Challenge: Scientific
Partner Agencies | Non-federal: Bradley University
Submission Start: 10/07/2016 12:00 AM ET
Submission End: 01/31/2017 12:00 AM ET

This challenge is externally hosted.

You can view the challenge details here: http://bradley.edu/challenge

Description

The goal of the 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge is to foster the development of new technologies necessary to additively manufacture a habitat using local indigenous materials with, or without, recyclable materials.  The Structural Member Competition (Phase 2) – will focus on the core 3D-Printing fabrication technologies and materials properties needed to manufacture structural components from indigenous materials combined with recyclables, or indigenous materials alone; serves as a qualifier for participation in Phase 3. On-Site Habitat Competition (Phase 3) – (to be announced at a later date) will focus on the 3D-Printing fabrication of a scaled habitat design, using indigenous materials combined with recyclables, or indigenous materials alone, and will have a prize purse of $1.4 million.

Prizes

3D-Printed Habitat Phase 2: Structural Member
Cash Prize Amount: $1100000
Level 1 Prize $100,000 total prize money to be awarded to top 10 qualifiers based on scores. Level 2 Prize $500,000 total prize money to be awarded to top 10 qualifiers based on scores. Level 3 Prize $250,000 to first place $150,000 to second place $100,000 to third place

Rules

http://bradley.edu/challenge

Judging Criteria

See Rules at http://bradley.edu/challenge

How To Enter

See registration details at http://bradley.edu/challenge