Noida school wins NASA competition

Amity International School in Noida won the 20th Annual International Space Settlement Design Competition, 2015, which was held at NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA from August 2 to 4.

The 12-member team from Amity competed against 200 other participants designing two main and four outlying settlements to accommodate a population of 24,000 as well as a transient of 3,000 more on Mars using a transparent material "Aluminum Oxinitride". The team worked for 48 hours straight for the design.

This competition was to give knowledge to the students about aerospace industry engineering. They got to know about creativity, technical competence, management skills, space environment knowledge, teamwork etc.

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