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.
05.11.12 - Autonomous robots created by 11 teams of engineers will compete for a NASA prize of $1.5 million at Worcester Polytechnic Institute on June 14 -17.› Centennial Challenges Fact Sheet
From cordless power tools to flexible aerogel, companies, independent teams, and individual inventors have contributed to NASA's innovation.
11.01.11 - NASA has signed an agreement with the Space Florida Small Satellite Research Center to manage the Nano-Satellite Launch Challenge.
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.
09.20.11 - U.S. teams are preparing to test electric, biofueled and hybrid-powered aircraft, vying to be the most fuel-efficient small aircraft in the world.› Media Advisory
The "wild blue yonder" is about to get a color change. On Sept. 15, chat experts Sam Ortega and Mark Moore discussed Green Flight Challenge.› Chat Transcript