University of Southern California The USC Andrew and Erna Viterbi School of Engineering Pre-College Summer Programs - Student Portfolios

Students utilized principles from various engineering disciplines to develop, design and test solutions to various challenges facing a manned mission to Mars. The challenges were:

  1. Launching and safe transport of personnel
  2. Limited supplies and human needs
  3. Generating Electricity on Mars with the Sun
  4. Generating Electricity on Mars with Wind
  5. Exploration of the surface