Upcoming Events and Opportunities (audience)


1 – Notice of Intent Due RASC-AL Moon to Mars Ice & Prospecting Challenge (University Students)

2-4 – International Space Apps Challenge 2020 9th annual hackathon competition – Virtual (Everyone)

5 – StellarXplorers – Registration closes (High School Students)

8 – NASA Human Explorer Rover Challenge – Registration opens (High School and University Students)

16 – Mission Proposal Due – CTE Mission: CubeSat is a national challenge to build technical skills for careers in space and beyond. The U.S. Department of Education invites high schools to bring space missions to students by designing and building CubeSat prototypes — in the classroom or at home. (High School Students)

16 – Applications due for University Student Design Challenge – NASA GRC cordially invites teams of undergraduate students to engage with its scientists and engineers in the 2020-2021 offering of FY21 University Students Design Challenge, USDC–5. The Challenge features two Space-themed projects both of which encourage teams of participating students to creatively and innovatively solve specific problems to benefit NASA mission needs.   (University Students – Juniors and Seniors)

21 – Proposals Due Space Suits Student Challenge

30- Proposals Due – Micro-G NExT Challenge


Applications open for ISGC Research Funding.  

Applications open for ISGC Scholarships and Fellowships.(University Students – Undergraduate and Graduate Students)

2 – NASA Space Technology Graduate Research Opportunities – Fall 2021 Proposals due (Graduate Students)

5- NASA Exploration Rover Challenge – Registration closes (High School and University Students)

6- Deadline to apply to be a NASA Spring 2021 Intern (High School and University Students)

12 – Submission due Lunar Deep Freeze Challenge

24 – Project Plan Submission Due RASC-AL Moon to Mars Ice & Prospecting Challenge (University Students)


1 – SMART Scholarship Deadline (University Students – Undergraduate and Graduate Students)

ISGC Fellowship and Scholarship applications are due. (University Students – Undergraduate and Graduate Students)




25 – NASA’s Watts on the Moon Challenge Registration and Submission Due