Latest chief technologist Stories

2010-09-07 15:00:09

NASA's pioneering use of prize competitions and innovation challenges is a dramatic departure from government's traditional "business as usual."

2010-08-31 08:46:56

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.

2010-07-13 10:14:41

NASA announced three new Centennial Challenges Tuesday, with an overall prize purse of $5 million.

2010-06-22 12:51:29

NASA's Office of the Chief Technologist will host an industry forum July 13-14 to discuss the agency's proposed new space technology investments and announce three new Centennial Challenges prize competitions.

2010-06-04 07:48:12

NASA Chief Technologist Bobby Braun and Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-Pa.) will visit the West Philadelphia High School X-Car Team at 3 pm EDT on Monday, June 7.

2010-06-03 17:37:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Chief Technologist, at the invitation of Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), will meet the engineers and innovators of tomorrow in an extraordinary visit to the West Philly Hybrid X Team at West Philadelphia High School on Monday June 7 at 3 p.m. Building the next generation of automobiles today, these bright students are poised to be the future of space engineering as well.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.