Payload Build Round 2
Review the criteria the Field Judges will use to determine additional awards.
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Upon successful completion of Payload Build Round 1, Winners will have the opportunity to compete for an additional award of $100,000 each in Payload Build Round 2. Winners will participate in a conference call to present their progress to date on their plans for the payload development. Field Judges will conduct an on-site visit in June 2022 to score the progress each Winner has made. The scoring criteria for Round 2 is as follows:

Winners must receive at least 80 points in order to receive the $100,000 award for this round.
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