Top teams

NESSP is pleased to announce the following four teams who achieved top prizes. All teams received trophies commemorating their achievements as well as official NASA certificates.

We invite you to share our excitement by watching the official version of the ROADS on Mars final awards ceremony.

Top Teams

Ares Bobcats

A Curiosity Division (high school) team from the Cienega Astronomy STEM Club in Vail, Arizona.

The New von Brauns

A Curiosity Division (high school) team from Lewiston High School in Lewiston, Idaho.

Lunar Ladies

A Curiosity Division (high school) team from Gardiner Middle School in Oregon City, Oregon.

Sunray Bobcats Ares X-plorer

An Opportunity Division (middle school) team from Sunray Middle School from Sunray, Texas.

Mission Excellence

NESSP also recognized three teams for overall mission excellence. All teams received official NASA certificates commemorating their achievements.

Kerbal Krew

A Curiosity Division (high school) team from Spearfish Robotics Club in Spearfish, South Dakota.

DAB’EM

An Opportunity Division (middle school) team from Roosevelt Elementary in Port Angeles, Washington.

Lil Einsteins

A Curiosity Division (high school) team from Western Aerospace Scholars in Spokane Valley, Washington.

Mini-challenges

Other teams were recognized for excellence at various mini-challenges ranging from searching for signs of life in their communities to designing a mission patch for their team.