The Mars Ice Challenge is a university-level tech demo & design challenge

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Resources for the
2018 Mars Ice Challenge

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Dates & Deadlines

Dates and Deadlines for the 2018 Mars Ice Challenge

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Previous teams and winning technical papers

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Announcing the 2018 RASC-AL Special Edition: Mars Ice Challenge!

Visit the Competition Basics page to view full details about this year’s challenge!

Congratulations to the 2017 Winning Team!

West Virginia Winners

West Virginia University – Mountaineer Ice Drilling Automated System (MIDAS)

Advisors: Powsiri Klinkhachorn & Iklin Bilgesu

Find the story about the Mars Ice Challenge at nasa.gov
View Pictures from the Challenge on our Flickr page

RASC-AL program staff will respond to questions presented by eligible student and faculty from accredited colleges and universities in the United States (and international team participants formally affiliated with a US-based university team).

2017 Competition Videos

Day 1 of 2017 Competition

Day 2 of 2017 Competition

Day 3 of 2017 Competition