Press Release

Future Space Explorers Invited to Enter Youth Art Competition

By SpaceRef Editor
October 18, 2010
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HOUSTON The next generation of explorers is invited to shape the Next Golden Age of Human Space Flight by participating in the Humans in Space Symposium International Youth Art Competition.

Entrants must be 10 to 17 years old. Visual, literary, musical or video art submissions must address the question What is the future of human space exploration and why is it important? Musical composition, literary, visual or video submissions must be received in Houston by midnight Dec. 3.

Those who wish to enter should review the competition guidelines, learn what is known about human space exploration and then use this knowledge to express a vision of future human space exploration.

Experts from around the world will gather April 11-15, 2011, in Houston at the International Academy of Astronautics Humans in Space Symposium to examine human space exploration knowledge and discuss working together to create the Next Golden Age of Human Space Flight.

Winners of the competition will receive a certificate of achievement and other prizes. The winning art will be displayed in an online gallery for the world to see and on site at the Humans in Space Symposium.

For more information on the competition or to enter and submit art, visit:

Questions may be sent to Include HIS Youth Art Competition in the subject line.

The Humans in Space Symposium is sponsored by NASAs Human Research Program and Space Life Sciences Directorate at the Johnson Space Center, the University of Houston, the Universities Space Research Association, the National Space Biomedical Research Institute, the University of Texas Medical Branch and Wyle Integrated Science and Engineering Group. Additional support is provided by NASAs Johnson Space Center, Engineering Directorate, Systems Architecture and Integration Office.

For information about NASA’s Human Research Program, visit:

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