Monday, February 02, 2009

Space Prize Roundup - February 2, 2009

Unreasonable update - RLV News

'Your NASA Dream Experience' Contest Winner to Be Announced - SpaceRef

Lockheed Martin/IISME Partnership Helps Bay Area Teacher Inspire Future Generations of Scientists and Engineers - CNN Money -

Harrison and Raimondi hope this year’s event will be a launching point for next year’s national Team America Rocketry Challenge, in which the winning team will be awarded $60,000 in college scholarships.

Team LaserMotive’s new laser… - Space Elevator Blog

National Academy of Sciences Honors NASA's Neil Gehrels for Science Contributions - SpaceRef -

His leadership of the Compton Gamma Ray Observatory and the Swift Mission has led to new insights into the extreme physics of active galactic nuclei and gamma ray bursts. The Henry Draper Medal and a prize of $15,000 are awarded for an original investigation in astronomical physics.

NASA Goddard Astrophysicist Peter Serlemitsos Wins Joseph Weber Award - SpaceRef -

The Joseph Weber Award for 2009 was conferred on Dr. Peter Serlemitsos in late January in recognition of his innovative contributions to X-ray detector and telescope designs that have enabled decades of scientific advances in high energy astrophysics.