In the period from December 2020 to April 2021, a “Forward, to Space!” competition will be held in Moscow in the remote format. It is organized by the Moscow Centre “Patriot. Sport” and invited students from 6 to 10, from 11 to 14, and from 15 to 18 years old, the official website of the Moscow Mayor reports.
According to the director of the centre, Marat Kuchushev, the online competition is timed to coincide with the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin‘s space flight. Contestants will be able to try themselves in the role of space researchers, designers and developers.
To take part in the qualifying round, they need to upload their works on space to the project page by March 20, 2021. This can be a map in Minecraft, a research paper about high school graduates, a drawing or poster about space, as well as an animation or video up to 7 minutes long.
The second stage of the competition will be held in the format of an online quiz. There, finalists will answer questions that will be devoted to the space sector and biographies of Russian cosmonauts. It is specified that winners of the competition will receive certificates for completing an educational programme in the Moscow Planetarium.