Saturday, December 12, 2009

Full Week Space Prize Roundup

Here's the latest space prize roundup, covering about a week of activity.

Google Lunar X PRIZE Roundup #3 - Luna C/I

NASA Centennial Challenges gets funding boost - RLV News

Fate of the Blue Ball.... - Unreasonable Rocket

An Unreasonable flight of the Blue Ball - RLV News

@spacecom: ATV Operations Team Wins Prestigious Gold Medal Prize: ESA's ATV team wins the Royal Aeronautical Society Gold Meda...

@NLSI - The talks from the Lunar Exploration and Analysis Group (LEAG) last month are up at

Here's an example: Robotic Prospecting, Exploration and Science (PDF) - Whitaker W.

@arielwaldman: Make: The definitive guide to open source hardware projects in 2009:

@NASA_Ames - [News] Students Hone Engineering Skills in Robotics Competition

Check out the "Prizes" tag from Jeff Foust's NewSpace Journal.

@flighthyperbola: UK to have outreach competition for new space agency's logo but the space budget is same as British National Space Centre's

@teslamotors - Win a road test of the 2010 Tesla Roadster Sport, then have your review published in High Gear Media:

Money Talks: Cash Prizes Spur Innovation - TriplePundit

Enloe Students compete in NASA Rocket Competition - Wake County Public School System

From the desert to space - COSMIC LOG

@conradawards - Deadline for entries for 2010 Spirit of Innovation Awards is 12/15--ENTER TODAY! #teacher #science #invention

Gallery: Sizing Up the Private Race to Space - Popular Science - Lots of companies and other organizations that won prizes, competed in prize competitions, or offered prizes are featured.

Embry-Riddle offers Scholarships in Science and Technology (PDF) - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - This points out some competitions that students there are encouraged to participate in.