"University Students Compete in Yearlong NASA Human Space Exploration Competition"
"Future astronauts potentially could explore the solar system using the winning approaches of NASA’s 2017 Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts – Academic Linkages (RASC-AL) competition that began in August 2016 and concluded June 2, 2017 in Cocoa Beach, Florida..." - NASA.gov
We are pleased to announce the 2018 RASC-AL Themes!
Reusable Hybrid Propulsion Stage
Artificial Gravity Reusable Crewed Deep Space Transport
Propellant Resupply Capability
Lunar Polar Sample Return Architecture
RASC-AL Forum Videos
"NASA is always looking for great ideas. What better group to turn to than the next generation of engineers?" said Pat Troutman, senior systems analysis at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA. "Students get something out of it too. They get the chance to apply what they learn in class to real world aerospace challenges."