Link Up Day Snapshots

Link Up Day consists of a variety of activities. Students will have the opportunity to share their system designs with other teams, use the Internet to connect with students across the country and work directly with Marsville mentors.

Habitat Construction

The day starts with a simulated launch to the Red Planet. Once student "land" on Mars, they construct their habitats.

Life-Support System Presentation

Students share their life-support system designs with other teams, mentors and special guests.


Teams have their lunch on "Mars".

Design Challenge

In the afternoon, Habitat Teams will respond to a simulated emergency on the Marsville colony.

Return to Earth!

At the conclusion of the event, students clean up and return to Earth after a day of exciting science and technology activities.