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2014-06-10 16:20:35

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Chief Technologist David Miller and Dorothy Rasco, NASA's deputy associate administrator for Space Technology, will be on hand Saturday,

Registration Now Open For NASA's 2014 Unmanned Aircraft Challenge
2013-09-25 13:00:32

NASA has opened up registration for the 2014 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Airspace Operations Challenge. Teams selected to be in next year's competition will vie for a top prize of $500,000.

$1.5 Million Up For Grabs In 2014 NASA, WPI Robot Challenge
2013-08-09 09:08:06

Together with the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), NASA has opened registration for the 2014 Sample Return Robot competition. Academic and industry teams will now begin sending in their applications and building out their robots to compete for a $1.5 million prize.

Sample Return Robot Awarded NASA's Centennial Challenge Prize
2013-06-11 09:29:12

After two days of extensive competition, Team Survey of Los Angeles was awarded $5,000 in prize money after successfully completing Level 1 of the Sample Return Robot Challenge, a part of NASA's Centennial Challenges prize program.

2013-06-06 23:30:28

Second Annual Event to Feature Dozens of Hands-On Space and Technological Exhibits Worcester, MA (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.