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  • NASA TV Airs Live Kickoff of 2012 Zero Robotics Competition

    09.07.12 - NASA Television will broadcast live the virtual kickoff ceremony of the 2012 Zero Robotics High School Tournament beginning at 1 p.m. EDT, Saturday, Sept. 8.

  • New NASA Space Technology App Educates Users at Hypersonic Speeds

    09.05.12 - Want to try your hand at landing an inflatable spacecraft? All you need is a smart phone, a computer or a tablet.

  • NASA'S Chief Technologist To Attend UTEP Space Tech Center Opening

    08.30.12 - WASHINGTON -- NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck will join officials from The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), along with state and local leaders, for the official opening of the Center for Space Exploration Technology Research (cSETR) and the NASA Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Aerospace Education Laboratory at 12:30 p.m. EDT (10:30 a.m. MDT), Thursday, Sept. 6. The opening will take place in the foyer of the university's engineering building.

  • NASA 'S 2013 Lunabotics Competition Open For Registration

    08.24.12 - WASHINGTON -- NASA is accepting applications from teams of U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students for the fourth annual Lunabotics Mining Competition. The event will be held at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida May 20-24, 2013.

  • NASA Picks Revolutionary Space Tech Proposals For Development

    08.17.12 - NASA's Space Technology Program has selected five technologies that could revolutionize America's space capabilities.

  • NASA Goes Green: NASA Selects Green Propellant Technology Demonstration Mission

    08.15.12 - WASHINGTON -- NASA has selected a team led by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation of Boulder, Colo., for a technology demonstration of a high performance "green" propellant alternative to the highly toxic fuel hydrazine. With this award, NASA opens a new era of innovative and non-toxic green fuels that are less harmful to our environment, have fewer operational hazards, and decrease the complexity and cost of launch processing.

  • Universities Go to Space: NASA Announces Early Career Faculty Space Tech Research Grants

    08.14.12 - WASHINGTON -- NASA has announced the selection of 10 research efforts from the agency's inaugural Space Technology Research Opportunities for Early Career Faculty solicitation. NASA will provide grants of as much as $200,000 per year for as long as three years in support of these faculty and their research in specific, high-priority technology areas.

  • Here Comes the Sun: NASA Picks Solar Array System Development Proposals

    08.10.12 - WASHINGTON -- NASA's Space Technology Program has selected Deployable Space Systems (DSS) of Goleta, Calif. and ATK Space Systems Inc., of Commerce, Calif., for contract negotiation to develop advanced solar array systems. High-power solar electric propulsion, where the power is generated with advanced solar array systems, is a key capability required for extending human presence throughout the solar system.

  • To The Stars: NASA Selects Small Spacecraft Technology Demonstration Missions

    08.09.12 - NASA has chosen three teams to advance the state of the art for small spacecraft in the areas of communications, formation flying and docking systems.

  • Transformed X-48c Flies Successfully

    08.07.12 - The remotely piloted X-48C aircraft successfully flew for the first time Tuesday at Edwards Air Force Base in California's Mojave Desert.