We are not talking about a space program with visits to Mars.
This is a national competition with the support of the American Mathematics Competition (AMC) which is sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).
Whew! Enough of the acronyms already!
The idea is to test the mathematical prowess of every high school and create the equivalent of the NCAA brackets. Only for math instead of basketball.
You could say it is going where no one has gone before.
For more information see the following website.