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NASA announces winners of competition to design 3D-printed habitat for Mars

30 July 2018

Rocky landscape with a big moon in the background

The five winning designs include a community of modular pods made from the Martian surface and a vertical egg-like container.

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Indicators of progression for discussion starters

Component Indicator Level
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to identify that technology involves people designing and making technological outcomes for an identified purpose 1
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to discuss why technology can challenge people’s views of what it is to be "human" 8

Keywords: space village, mars, digital, construction and mechanical, materials, design and visual communication, characteristics of technology

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