NASA holds kids artwork contest for 2021 Commercial Crew Program calendar

There’s less than two weeks left to submit your child’s hand-drawn artwork.

Orlando, Fla — NASA’s Commercial Crew Program is looking for hand-drawn artwork to fill its 2021 themed calendar.

Kids aged four to 12 years old can participate (with parent’s permission) to submit a drawing for the calendar, which has a different space-related theme for each month.

All entries must be submitted by Oct. 28 at 11:59 p.m.

The space themes include:

  • JANUARY: Astronauts
  • FEBRUARY: Astronaut Training
  • MARCH: Rockets
  • APRIL: Spacecraft
  • MAY: 3-2-1 Blast off! Launch day in Florida
  • JUNE: Spacesuits
  • JULY: Station
  • AUGUST: Living and Working in Space
  • SEPTEMBER: Exploring the Solar System
  • OCTOBER: What Would You Take From Home?
  • NOVEMBER: Space Food
  • DECEMBER: Returning to Earth

“The calendar will also include supplemental education materials for kids to learn more about the space-related themes,” NASA says in a press release.

Only original artwork without the use of stencils or computers will be accepted.

Go to for more information about the competition’s themes, rules, deadlines, and artwork form.

Check out previously selected artwork from the 2020, 2019, 2018, and 2017 calendar.





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