Saturday, January 03, 2009

Conrad Award Deadline and Chat Session

Here are a couple messages from the Conrad Foundation:

Hello, Conrad Spirit of Innovation Teams!

Just a reminder that team registrations and initial submissions are due next Friday, January 9, 2009 in the Conrad Spirit of Innovation Awards.

Remember that all submissions must be received via the website

We look forward to seeing the results of your hard work and innovation!


Team Conrad

I'll just include parts of the 2nd one:

Team Conrad is both fortunate and proud to announce that Major General Charles Frank "Charlie" Bolden, Jr., USMC (retired) will host our next Live Video Chat Series on January 6, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. PST., 5:00 EST. Bolden will share his experience and in-depth knowledge of personal spaceflight.

Bolden is a retired U.S. Marine Corps officer who served from 1981 to 1994 as an astronaut in the United States' space program.

Bolden, a veteran of four space flights, has logged over 680 hours in space on the Columbia, Discovery, and Atlantis Space Shuttle missions.


For additional information on Maj. Gen Bolden visit

Remember that questions can be preposted via the website, and can also be asked live during the session.

Registered teams may access this session by logging into, or members of the public may participate on our channel: ...