Up to 10 winners will receive an equal share of a cash prize (at least $5,000 each). Winners will also receive additional in-kind prizes donated by sponsors.

Prize pool

  • $50,000 cash prize
  • Blue Origin facility and manufacturing tour for 10 people
  • 10 Challenger Learning Center simulated space missions (virtual or in-person)
  • 10 virtual mentorship hours from experts at Vast Space
  • 10 MaxIQ Space STEM Kits
  • Free participation in MaxIQ’s Space and Sustainability Challenges


  • Challenger Center
  • Club for the Future
  • MaxIQ Space
  • Vast Space

Additional prizes may be announced throughout the open submissions period.