2019 Winners

Winners of the 2019 RASC-AL Special Edition:
Moon to Mars Ice & Prospecting Challenge
1st
 

WVU 2019 MMIPWest Virginia University
Title: The Mountaineering Ice Drilling Automated System III (MIDAS III)
Faculty Advisors: Powsiri Klinkhachorn & Ilkin Bilgesu

2nd, Clearest Water Collected
Most Accurate Digital Core

Stevens Institute of Technology 2019 MMIPStevens Institute of Technology
DEIMOS: Drill-based Extraction of Ice-water and Martian Overburden System
Faculty Advisor: Eric Williams

Best Technical Paper (TIE)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
HYDRATION (High Yield Dihydrogen-monoxide Retrieval And Terrain Identification On New worlds)
Advisors: Jeffrey A. Hoffman, Martin L. Culpepper, Herbert H. Einstein, Michael Hecht, George C. Lordos

Northeastern University
Northeastern University Prospecting Underground Distilling Liquid Extractor (NU-PUDLE)
Advisor: Taskin Padir


Lightest System Mass

Carnegie Mellon University
The Autonomous Prospecting and Extraction System (APES)
Advisor: Aaron Johnson, Catherine Pavlov, Heather Jones


Honorable Mention

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
HYDRATION (High Yield Dihydrogen-monoxide Retrieval And Terrain Identification On New worlds)
Advisors: Jeffrey A. Hoffman, Martin L. Culpepper, Herbert H. Einstein, Michael Hecht, George C. Lordos