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2011-11-02 03:38:40

NASA has signed an agreement with the Space Florida Small Satellite Research Center of Cape Canaveral, Florida, to manage the Nano-Satellite Launch Challenge, one of the agency's new Centennial Challenges prize competitions.

2010-07-13 10:14:41

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

2010-02-19 07:40:02

NASA will honor the achievements of the 2009 Centennial Challenges prize winners and competition hosts with a technical symposium Feb 25 and a recognition ceremony Feb 26.

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2009-11-01 09:00:00

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.

2008-12-01 12:29:34

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2008-10-27 15:00:05

The U.S. space agency says Armadillo Aerospace of Rockwall, Texas, has won $350,000 in prize money in the Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge.

2008-10-25 18:00:10

Armadillo Aerospace team leader John Carmack wore a big smile yesterday as the team earned $350,000 in prize money for winning Level One of the Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

2008-10-21 13:50:00

Nine teams with rocket-powered vehicles will compete for $2 million in prize money this week during the U.S. space agency's Lunar Lander Challenge.

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2006-05-05 19:05:00

NASA said Friday it is sponsoring a $2 million contest to spur aerospace designers to build and demonstrate versatile rockets that may one day support a lunar mission.

2005-10-10 06:30:51

Several thousand space enthusiasts swarmed to the city's airport for a glimpse of a future in which you might just as easily book a rocket to space as you would a plane to Las Vegas.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.