09.07.10 - One year ago this month, the President released his "Strategy for American Innovation," calling for federal agencies to increase their ability to promote and harness innovation by using tools such as prizes and challenges. Within the government, NASA has been a pioneer and early-adopter of challenge approaches.
09.07.10 - NASA's pioneering use of prize competitions and innovation challenges is a dramatic departure from government's traditional "business as usual."
09.02.10 - Technology NASA developed for the Search and Rescue Satellite-Aided Tracking program has helped save 186 lives so far this year.
09.01.10 - NASA and the National Space Grant Foundation have selected university teams from Maryland, Oklahoma and Wisconsin as finalists in a competition to design, manufacture, assemble and test an inflatable loft.
08.30.10 - NASA's Commercial Reusable Suborbital Research Program (CRuSR) has awarded a total of approximately $475,000 to Armadillo Aerospace of Rockwall, Texas and Masten Space Systems of Mojave, Calif.
08.17.10 - NASA will host LAUNCH: Health, a global forum focusing on health issues, at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida from Oct. 30-31.
NASA Langley's Chris Edwards is interviewed by correspondent, Jeff Rossen for a story focusing on small children left in "Hot Cars" on NBC's The TODAY Show.
07.13.10 - NASA announced three new Centennial Challenges Tuesday, with an overall prize purse of $5 million. NASA's Centennial Challenges are prize competitions for technological achievements by independent teams who work without government funding.
07.07.10 - The Space Life Sciences Directorate at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston has selected three winning solutions to address astronaut health and performance issues.
06.16.10 - Last month, the distance between two continents was narrowed when space enthusiasts from the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) in Cape Town, South Africa, participated in a rover exercise with NASA’s Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) at NASA’s Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.