The Grand Prize for the 2011 NASA Ames Space Settlement Contest went to a team of 7 students (11-12 grades) from Punjab, India for creating the Hyperion Space Settlement. This year the contest received 355 submissions from 1078 students sponsored by 114 teachers. Entries came from 14 countries: Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, China, India, Ireland, Japan, Pakistan, Romania, Singapore, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, and the United States. The prize was conferred on the students during the International Space Development Conference 2011 (ISDC 2011) held in Huntsville, Alabama, USA.
Advisors: The teachers of Spring Dale Senior School in Amritsar, India. Stephen Buchanan of Ohio University served as a Space Journal Liaison
Kumar, Gaurav; Talwar, Deepak; Singh Walia, HarmanJot; Singh, Mahiyal B.; Seth, Kaenat; Mehta, Ishaan; and Singh Makkar, Navdeep
"Space Solar Power Aids Space Settlement,"
Online Journal of Space Communication: Vol. 10
, Article 13.
Available at: https://ohioopen.library.ohio.edu/spacejournal/vol10/iss17/13
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