Timeline

Overview of the expected
timeline for Phase 2
of the Challenge

Phase 2

1

JUNE 2, 2022

Phase 2 opens
2

JUNE – SEPTEMBER 2022

- Webinars to support registered teams and potential teams
- Promotional activities and/or other support for registered teams
3

SEPTEMBER 30, 2022

- Phase 2 registration deadline
- Eligibility Requirements document and Proof of Insurance submission deadline
4

NOVEMBER 4, 2022

- Level 1 submission deadline
5

DECEMBER 5, 2022

-Level 1 winners’ announcement
-Announcement of all teams that will move to Level 2
6

SEPTEMBER 15, 2023

- Deadline to start long duration testing
7

OCTOBER 27, 2023

Level 2 submission deadline
8

DECEMBER 2023

Level 2 winners’ announcement.
Selection and announcement of all teams that will move to
Level 3
9

MARCH 2024

Deadline for teams to confirm Level 3 participation
10

MAY 2024

Level 3 competition and winners’ announcement

Note: All deadlines are at 11:59 PM Eastern on the specified date.

Legal Requirements

Rules & Eligibility
Learn about the rules and eligibility requirements to enter and participate in NASA’s Break the Ice Lunar Challenge.

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