Among the winners of the NASA app development challenge is a high school student from Gurugram, Aryan Jain. According to a release, Aryan is amongst the winners of NASA’s Artemis Next-Gen STEM- Moon to Mars App Development Challenge of this year.
He has teamed up with six high school students from the US who is himself a student of Suncity School, Gurugram (Haryana). In the NASA app development challenge, the high school students were presented with technical problems and their contributions to deep space exploration missions were sought.
An app was developed by the six-member team by making use of the cross-platform game engine Unity and they programmed the app in C#. As per the release, the students took part in the Artemis Generation endeavors to land astronauts including the next man and the first woman on the moon by 2024, by participating in the challenge.
The participants were required to develop an app to visualize the Lunar South Pole to assist in exploration activities and mission planning in this year’s challenge