06.08.13 - Team Survey of Los Angeles was awarded $5,000 after successfully completing Level 1 of the NASA Sample Return Robot Challenge.
06.06.13 - Robots continue their quest for a $1.5 million prize purse in NASA's Sample Return Robot Challenge in Worcester, Mass.› Watch the Competition Live! → | › Photos →
06.05.13 - Robots are now rolling as they compete for a $1.5 million prize purse in NASA's Sample Return Robot Challenge in Worcester, Mass.› Watch the Competition Live! →
05.29.13 - Teams from across the country and around the globe will compete for $1.5 million during NASA's 2013 Sample Return Robot Challenge.
05.15.13 - NASA and Worcester Polytechnic Institute hosted a NASA Social on June 7-8 during the NASA-WPI Sample Return Robot Challenge.
05.21.13 - The Unmanned Aircraft Systems Airspace Operations Challenge seeks technologies to improve UAS navigation and safe airspace operations.
04.04.13 - Registration is open for teams seeking to compete in the $1.5 million energy storage competition known as the Night Rover Challenge.› Register Now →
01.28.13 - Autonomous robots will compete for a NASA prize of $1.5 million at Worcester Polytechnic Institute on June 4-8.› Centennial Challenges Fact Sheet
10.25.12 - NASA and the Worcester Polytechnic Institute are seeking competitors for a 2013 robot technology demonstration for prize money up to $1.5 million.
08.31.12 - If you like rock stars -- of the roving, robotic variety -- here's your chance to see a NASA-sized competition that’s all about them.
06.16.12 - Autonomous robots roamed across the grassy terrain at Worcester Polytechnic Institute at the 2012 Sample Return Robot Challenge in Worcester, Mass.› WPI on Flickr → | › Opening Ceremony Video →
06.14.12 - Unlike what Hollywood may portray, the reality of current robotics isn't sinister, emotional or out for world domination.
The Sample Return Robot Centennial Challenge simulates "the ultimate scavenger hunt," and teams across the country are stepping up to the challenge.
From cordless power tools to flexible aerogel, companies, independent teams, and individual inventors have contributed to NASA's innovation.
11.18.11 - NASA EDGE covers the Green Flight Challenge and witness an aviation first, true electric flight!› Transcript › Download Vodcast (476MB)
10.03.11 - NASA has awarded the largest prize in aviation history, inspiring more fuel-efficient aircraft and the start of a new electric airplane industry.
09.30.11 - On the last day of the Green Flight Challenge, the aviation teams feel a need for speed.
09.29.11 - Green Flight Challenge teams spent Day Three recharging their electric aircraft batteries in preparation for the Sept. 30 speed challenge.
09.28.11 - Planes competing in the Green Flight Challenge flew like birds to test the fuel efficiency of their aircraft.
09.27.11 - The Green Flight Challenge has taken off, and the competition is pushing the envelope in aviation technology.