Mars Valley Urbanization Concept Challenge 2017

Sometimes, in the not too distant future, one million humans will be living in the Mars Valley (Mawrth Vallis) on planet Mars. HP mars mission is to conceptualize and then design the urban areas supporting these future Martians; the homes, buildings, shelters, school buses, bicycles, cars, public transportation systems, ski resorts, shopping malls, and more. Inspired by your visions and designs, humankind will accelerate the colonization of Mars and the urbanization of Mars’s first city.


There are different types of benefits category-wise.

  • A great amount of prize money
  • Lots of HP electronics accessories


  • Image of your Transportation or Infrastructure concept (JPG, PNG)
  • Be bound by the physical constraints of Mars, including Mars gravity, soil, terrain, air, cosmic radiation, need of water supply, etc
  • Propose a solution that supports a productive life on Mars inhabited by 1 million Martians
  • Be able to sustain the environmental conditions of the Mars Valley (Mawrth Vallis)
  • Support and help excel Human life on Mars

DEADLINE: October 17, 2017

To apply and for more information visit here

Source: Youth Hub Africa

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Deadline/closing date: 
Tuesday, October 17, 2017