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NASA's pioneering use of prize competitions and innovation challenges is a dramatic departure from government's traditional "business as usual."
MOJAVE, Calif., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Masten Space Systems, a leader in vertical take off, vertical landing (VTVL) rocket vehicles, announced a contract today with NASA's new Commercial Reusable Suborbital Research (CRuSR) program.
NASA announced three new Centennial Challenges Tuesday, with an overall prize purse of $5 million.
Two California companies have teamed up to develop new private, unmanned space vehicles that NASA could send to the moon, Mars and beyond.
MOJAVE, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Masten Space Systems, a leader in vertical take off, vertical landing (VTVL) rocket vehicles, successfully demonstrated in-air engine re-light capability today at the company's test facility in Mojave, CA.
MOJAVE, Calif., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- XCOR Aerospace and Masten Space Systems, two of the leaders in the New Space sector, have announced a strategic business and technology relationship to pursue jointly the anticipated NASA sponsored unmanned lander projects.
NASA will award $1.65 million in prize money Thursday to a pair of innovative aerospace companies that successfully simulated landing a spacecraft on the moon and lifting off again.
Just days after NASA ran a test launch of its spiffy new Ares I-X rocket at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, a small but devout band of creative space geeks have been trying their hand at rocket science in the middle of the Mojave Desert.
MOJAVE, Calif., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Masten Space Systems successfully qualified for first place in Level Two of the Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge Wednesday.
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