Summer Competition

Student Essay Competition

Expand your imagination and your creative abilities while responding to a prompt about space and society

The Student Essay Competition starts in the Summer academic year and culminates at the end of summer. Below is a brief overview of the Competition.

This years prompt that you will be writing your essay on is: “What does space mean to you?”. The prompt is very open ended and you can write in whatever style you desire, just answer the prompt to the best of your abilities. The word count is limited to 1,300 words. Please submit your essay using the email link that can be found on the bottom of this page. The Deadline is August 15th at midnight EST. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to the program director, Nicole. 

Project Manager: Nicole

Nicole Chase is the current Director of Projects. Nicole is also the current Director of the Student Space Ambassador Program with the Mars Generation and she has been awarded three degrees in the sciences. She has been in science analytics for the past six years and is currently the Database Administrator at Made in Space. her interests, while varied, involve planetary atmospheres, remote sensing, biomaterials, bio-fluids, engineering biology, and researching new, innovative technologies that allow humanity to become a multi-planetary species. She also enjoys writing and performing comedy and doing improvisation.

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