This contest can only be entered by residents of the US. See official rules for details.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is working with NASA to help improve food production for long duration space travel. Together, we're calling on makers across America to submit new designs for gardening systems to be used aboard spacecraft.
Open to high school, college, and professional teams. Designs must be submitted by February 3, 2020, and the winning designs will be announced February 14, 2020. Judges for this contest will include NASA engineers and botanists, and winning proposals will be considered for implementation on future NASA missions.
The estimated retail value of each prize to be awarded in the Contest is as follows:
- Professional Winners (5), Total retail value: $600.00
- Collegiate Winners (5), Total retail value: $600.00
- High School Winners (5), Total retail value: $600.00
- Runner Ups (20), Total retail value: $100.00
The total estimated retail value of all prizes to be awarded in the Contest is: $11,000.00 USD.