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    New Technology Solicitations Announced

    Three Space Technology Program solicitations have been released: NIAC, Game Changing and TDM.

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    Space Technology Roadmaps (DRAFT)

    NASA's integrated technology roadmap considers a wide range of pathways to advance the nation's current capabilities in space.

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    National Inventors Hall of Fame Taps Former JPL Engineer  →

    Eric Fossum and his team at JPL discovered the image sensor chip in the early 1990s while researching ways to reduce the size of cameras on interplanetary spacecraft.

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    OCT TechNovation: Accessing the Ideas Cloud

    Approach to solving problems by leveraging the knowledge of virtual communities, known as "the cloud" and by using distributed or open innovation.

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    Why Did NASA Create a Material Ten Times Blacker than the Blackest Black Paint?  →

    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center scientists have created a new material that is ten times blacker than the blackest black paint in the world. It's made of carbon nanotubes grown on titanium. Why does NASA need this material?

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    Goddard View Interview with Bobby Braun

    Bobby Braun, in his first official visit to Goddard as NASA’s Chief Technologist, confirmed his commitment to investing in new technology, but said infusing truly advanced technology into spaceflight missions would require a culture change at NASA.

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    The Space Show Radio Interview with Bobby Braun  →

    The Space Show focuses on timely and important issues influencing the development of outer-space commerce and space tourism, as well as other related subjects of interest to us all. This interview with Bobby relates to NASA technology for the future.

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    NASA Glenn Spinoff Game

    NASA engages in research and development of technologies that can become "Spinoffs" — products that are created by independent companies that improve life on Earth.

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    LAUNCH: Health

    NASA, USAID, Department of State, and NIKE joined together to form LAUNCH in an effort to identify, showcase and support innovative approaches to sustainability challenges through a series of forums.

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    NASA and Etsy Space Craft Contest  →

    NASA and Etsy invite you to celebrate artistic exploration and commemorate the end of the NASA Space Shuttle Program with a creative challenge: Share an original handmade item or work of art inspired by the NASA Space Shuttle Program and space exploration at large.