What could houses look like on Mars?
NASA recently announced the winners of a competition dubbed “3D-Printed Habitat Challenge,” soliciting expert designs for a potential manned mission to Mars. /VCG Photo
These are the top five habitats NASA believes could be used on the Red Planet in the future. /VCG Photo
The five designs variously focused on autonomous robots, AI, dust storms, natural light and human privacy, putting an emphasis on different aspects of living on Mars. /VCG Photo
The prize money was awarded based on scores assigned by a panel of experts from NASA, academia and industry. /VCG Photo
The judges evaluated submissions from 18 teams from all over the world and selected the final five to share a $100,000 prize. /VCG Photo