NASA announced winners of the 3D printed Mars habitat design challenge.
They had both exterior and interior designs.
Team Zopherus from Rogers, Arkansas, was the first-place winner of Phase 3: Level 1 of NASA’s 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge. The team’s design includes using a moving printer that deploys rovers to retrieve local materials.
They had three dome-shaped structures. It includes a hydroponic garden and a large, spiderlike robot that would function as both a lander and a 3D printer.
AI. SpaceFactory of New York City took second place with its “Marsha” habitat. It features flexible, hive-like structures designed to expand and contract to withstand temperature and atmospheric fluctuations on Mars.
The Kahn-Yates team of Mississippi was third with a hat-shaped habitat dotted with a lot of windows.
Fourth place had the following design.