A student uses an AR device at JPL


Proposal Deadline: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018



Target Audience:

Undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at U.S. institutions


The NASA Spacesuit User Interface Technologies for Students, or SUITS, Design Challenge is for student teams to design and create space suit information displays within an augmented reality environment. These display and audio environments are intended to aid astronauts in performing spacewalk tasks. After development, student teams travel to the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas to test their prototypes at the Human Interfaces with Vehicles and Environments (HIVE) lab. Participants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students enrolled at U.S. institutions. 

Proposals are due Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018

2019 Challenge

Develop a user interface, utilizing the Microsoft HoloLens, which enables astronauts to finish a task more efficiently by providing a set of instructions via the display environment (audibly, visually, etc.). The task requires dexterity, physical activity and navigation between various points within the test environment.

Visit https://go.nasa.gov/nasasuits to learn more about eligibility requirements, this year's challenge and upcoming information sessions with the NASA SUITS coordinator and technical experts. Send questions to NASA-SUITS@mail.nasa.gov.