NASA’s 2019 BIG Idea Challenge Winner Designs Best Planetary Greenhouse

Article Contributed by National Insti… | Published on Thursday, April 25, 2019

Dartmouth was announced the winning team of the fourth annual Breakthrough, Innovative and Game-changing (BIG) Idea Challenge April 24 at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. Massachusetts Institute of Technology was awarded second place.

NASA’s BIG Idea Challenge engages universities in engineering design to develop space exploration concepts for the Moon to Mars mission. The competition is a great opportunity for students to tackle real-time challenges facing future NASA space travel.

The BIG Idea Challenge is sponsored by the Game Changing Development (GCD) program within NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate and is managed by the National Institute of Aerospace. 

For more information about the winning team designs, see NASA’s feature story at:

For more information about the 2019 Big Idea Challenge, please visit: