With Elon Musk and Buzz Aldrin talking about colonizing Mars, it's only right that NASA gets in on the fun. The organization just released its shortlist of finalists for the $2.3 million prize for its 3D printed designs competition. They are all appropriately sci-fi-ish and cool—any one of these would be right at home in Star Wars, and they're also things that could ostensibly someday in exist in the universe, which is pretty great.
· NASA reveals shortlist for Martian ideal homes exhibition [GCR]
· NASA 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge [Tumblr]
· This Is What Our Houses on Mars Could Look Like After Elon Musk Nukes the Planet [Flipped]