Mars Sample Return Mission Project

Students in the Saylor Academy’s and NASA’s SSE101: Survey of Systems Engineering course had the option to complete a comprehensive Mars Sample Return mission project. Those who chose to take on this endeavor became eligible for a prize of a private tour of the Goddard Space Flight Center and VIP meet-and-greets with scientists and engineers working on the next frontier of space discovery.

Here are a few sample projects to demonstrate what students were able to produce upon course conclusion: