The house is printed with 3D printers
NASA announced the winners of the competition to develop apartments for the first Mars colonists. This was reported on the Space Agency website.
Jury the agency chose five finalists who shared the prize pool of 100 thousand dollars. The competition was attended by 18 teams from around the world.
The first place in the competition went to the team from Arkansas, USA. Team members received a cash prize of $ 21
"The winners were able to create digital models of the physical and functional properties of a home on Mars using specialized software tools," the message said.
It is noted that the materials for the construction of housing are planned to collect directly on Mars. Even residential units are printed with 3D printers.
The inventors claim that this technology will increase the building surface by increasing the number of inhabitants.