ChallengeDeployable Greenhouse
Team Project PageCaptain Cook
Auckland Placing#3


Placing third in the Auckland judging for the International Space Apps Challenge, was team "Captain Cook".

Their challenge tasked them to design a greenhouse suitable for pre-deployment on placed like the Moon and Mars. The team didn't have a biology or engineering background, so in tackling this task they took a different approach – with a focus on the humanisation of gardening on other planets, rather than trying to design the most-efficient greenhouse.

At a high level, they proposed the following:

Project Presentation


Judges Comments


The final presentation only shows part of the story, and missed the blood sweat and tears behind the scenes. I spent the weekend jumping around and talking to the teams, so here are some additional comments and thoughts which you may find useful: