The Mars Society announced today the launch of an international dual design competition for creating logos to be used as a patch and t-shirt by crew members at the Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) in Utah, the largest and longest-running Mars analog training program in the world.
The theme of the customized logo is to represent what MDRS stand for - advocating and preparing for human exploration and settlement of Mars - but must be obvious and self-explanatory to all, including members of the general public.
The only rule requirements for those submitting are that the logo for the patch must be capable of being embroidered and measure approximately 4” by 3” in its final design. It should be in full color but a limited number of colors should be used. Submissions for the t-shirt have more flexibility in terms of dimensions and can be one of two types: those that are limited to one color graphic designs and those that use full color in their designs.
“We want every participant to freely explore their creativity when beginning their design process. We truly want to be completely wowed by all of the submissions,” said Lauren Wright, a member of the ...