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Space Scoop Competition

To celebrate the new Space Scoop website and Universe Awareness’ 10 year anniversary, Astronomy.SG and Stargazing Singapore are partnering to organise the Singapore edition of the international Space Scoop Competition!

Anyone between the ages of 8 and 18 years is invited to create an original short comic based on one of the Space Scoop stories from Participants simply select their favourite Space Scoop, download UNAWE's comic template and let their creativity flow!

We welcome artwork created using traditional media, such as watercolour, pencils, mosaic and chalk, or digital software e.g. Paint, GIMP or Adobe Illustrator.

The overall winner will receive their very own KANO computer, while runners up have the chance to take home prizes including Galileoscopes and cosmic goodie bags. In addition, the winning artwork will be displayed on the international Universe Awareness website and Space Awareness website. Space Scoop is a Universe Awareness & Space Awareness initiative.


Launch: 18 May 2016
Deadline: 23:59 UTC, 31 August 2016
Winners announced: 30 September 2016


  • 8-11 years
  • 12 -15 years
  • 16 -18 years


Entries must be submitted to Astronomy.SG. Entries can be submitted electronically or via post.

Contact email:

Postal address:

68 Mei Hwan Drive,
#11-16, GoldenHill Park,
Singapore 568430



  • Maximum of one entry per student.
  • Entries must be created using Space Scoop contest comic template.
  • Entries can be drawn in any form: watercolours, pencils, pens, chalk, as well as electronically, using Paint, Adobe Illustrator, GIMP etc.
  • Electronic entries will be accepted in the following formats only: jpg, png, pdf. File size must not exceed 1MB.
  • Deadline for submission is 11:59PM on 31 August 2016.
  • Submission is open to students between 8-18 years, and submissions must be in English.
  • Each submission should include a contact form, signed and verified by a teacher, parent or guardian.
  • Submissions will not be returned.
  • Following the Space Scoop copyright license, CC BY 4.0, all the submission will be accounted under the same license.
  • All the entries may be displayed on the Universe Awareness website and on social media.
  • Entries have to be original and not previous work or copied from elsewhere.
  • Entries must be based on a Space Scoop (


Entries will be evaluated based on originality, interpretation of subject matter/theme, creative techniques, composition, and overall art appearance.

In each participating country a winner will be selected for each age category. All winners will receive a cosmic goodie bag and a certificate. All winning artwork will be displayed on the international Universe Awareness website.

One winning entry from each country will them be submitted for review by a panel of five judges comprising artists and scientists will review the entries in category level based on the criteria. One runner-up will be selected from each age category to receive a Galileoscope. One overall competition winner will receive a KANO computer.


In collaboration with: