InSimED: 2023 Southwest Space Settlement Design Competition

InSimEd and SciTech Institute are teaming up for the 2023 Southwest Space Settlement Design Competition at Biosphere2.

 Participants will work in teams to complete an aerospace engineering proposal during the industry simulation competition. High school students from Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada and California are invited to participate in the Southwest event.

Register today for the in person competition hosted at Biosphere2 in Oracle, Arizona. Participants will stay overnight in casitas, work in teams, design a manned space settlement based on strict customer specifications and present to a panel of judges.

Members of the winning proposal will be entered and flown to Florida to participate in the International Finals at the Kennedy Space Center in July 2023

Training, lodging, food, mentors and materials are provided.

January 12 – 14




Science Topics
International Space Station & Research in Space
Engineering Topics
Engineering Process, Structures
High School
9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
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