Lunar Excavation Prize Challenge Powered by Ensemble 

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Case 

Break the Ice Lunar Challenge

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Client 

NASA Centennial Challenge Program (CCP)

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Industry

Aerospace, Mining, Robotics, Construction

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Overview

NASA’s Centennial Challenge Program (CCP) administers multi-year grand challenges to engage the public in the process of advanced technology development by offering large incentive prizes to generate revolutionary solutions to problems of interest for NASA and the nation. We were tasked with delivering the end-to-end innovation services required to design, build, launch, and administer a Lunar excavation and mining challenge aimed at crowdsourcing novel concepts to extract and transport icy regolith on the Moon. 

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Approach

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Key Services

  • Challenge Branding and Graphic Design

  • Communications Planning

  • Community Management

  • Prize Design 

  • Niche Solver Outreach 

  • Web Platform Design and Deployment 

  • Judge Recruitment & Facilitation

  • Detailed Reporting

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Results