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2009-11-21 06:55:00

NASA's Centennial Challenges program awarded $350,000 this week to a pair of designers who developed concepts for more flexible space gloves that could make it easier for astronauts to perform tasks.

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2009-11-13 08:13:03

Reporters and the public are invited to attend the 2009 Astronaut Glove Challenge on Nov 19 at the Astronaut Hall of Fame in Titusville, Fla, near NASA's Kennedy Space Center.

2009-11-12 15:11:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reporters and the public are invited to attend the 2009 Astronaut Glove Challenge on Nov. 19 at the Astronaut Hall of Fame in Titusville, Fla., near NASA's Kennedy Space Center.

2007-05-03 18:00:00

On Thursday, May 3, Peter Homer of Southwest Harbor, Maine, won $200,000 from NASA for his entry in the Astronaut Glove Challenge. The competition was one of NASA's seven Centennial Challenges and took place May 2-3 at the New England Air Museum at Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks, Conn.


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