Design and build a regolith transport solution for the Moon

Lunar regolith is an important feedstock for construction, mineral processing, and other ISRU activities. To help us learn how to work with this difficult material in the harsh lunar environment, Colorado School of Mines and Lockheed Martin invite university teams from around the world to compete in the Over the Dusty Moon Challenge.

Explore the challenge. Enter your team. Win Prizes.

View the 2022 Winners

2022 Winners

The winners are listed below from the in-person competition held at Colorado School of Mines from June 2-3.
Stay tuned for news about the 2023 challenge.

Laurentian University, Canada

Portable Screw Conveyor - Regolith Transport System

AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland

Horizontal rod scraper and a bucket conveyor

University of New South Wales, Australia

Lunar Cable-Car Conveyance System

In-person Challenge

Hosted in beautiful Golden, Colorado


Prizes at the in-person challenge will include cash, travel coverage, free registration for the Space Resources Roundtable held immediately after, and more.

Colorado School of Mines

Mines is located in Golden, Colorado, only 15 miles west of downtown Denver. For questions about visiting campus or events, please call 303-384-2027.


We are honored to be hosting the challenge with Lockheed Martin, the prime sponsor


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