NASA Selects 2013 NASA Innovative Advanced Technology Concepts for Continued Study

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NASA has selected six technology proposals for continued study under the agency’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program.

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NASA Selects Innovative Technology Proposals for Suborbital Flights

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NASA has selected for possible flight demonstration 10 proposals from six U.S. states for reusable, suborbital technology payloads and vehicle capability enhancements with the potential to revolutionize future space missions.

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NASA Selects University Teams for New SmallSat Collaborative Projects

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NASA has selected 13 university teams for collaborative projects to develop and demonstrate new technologies and capabilities and spur innovation in communication, navigation, propulsion, science instruments, and advanced manufacturing for small spacecraft.

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2013 NASA Advanced Technology Phase I Concepts Selected For Study

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WASHINGTON — NASA has selected 12 proposals for study under Phase I of the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program, which aims to turn science fiction into fact.

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NASA, Air Force Seek Next Generation Space Processor Program

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WASHINGTON — NASA and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory in Albuquerque, N.M., are requesting research and development proposals to define the type of spacecraft computing needed for future missions.

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Registration Opens for NASA Night Rover Energy Challenge

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WASHINGTON — Registration is open for teams seeking to compete in the $1.5 million energy storage competition known as the Night Rover Challenge, sponsored by NASA and the Cleantech Open of Palo Alto, Calif.

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Investing in Technology to Enable the Future: NASA Creates Space Technology Mission Directorate

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WASHINGTON — As part of the Obama Administration’s recognition of the critical role that space technology and innovation will play in enabling both future space missions and bettering life here on Earth, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has announced the creation of the Space Technology Mission Directorate. The directorate will be […]

NASA Calls for Proposals for Miniaturized Electrospray Propulsion Technologies

In a similar manner to ion thrusters, such as this one from the Deep Space-1 mission, electrospray technologies are low-thrust methods of propulsion and might be useful for fine maneuvers of future satellites. Photo Credit: NASA

NASA’s Space Technology Program is calling for proposals to develop miniaturized electrospray propulsion technologies which could revolutionise […]