Saturday, February 19, 2011

Prize Roundup: RICC Conference, GLXP Q&A, Geospatial Skills, Mojave, Masten Site, CMU Call, More

Check out the Robotics Innovations Competition and Conference sponsored by Worcester Polytechnic Institute.  WPI is also running the Sample Return Centennial Challenge.

After that, take a look at Mojave Air and Space Port 2011.

Ask me about the X PRIZE Foundation's space activities, including the Google Lunar X PRIZE. - This Q/A session by Will Pomerantz was yesterday, but you can still see lots of answers to questions here.

@ConradAwards: Woot woot! Check out our #finalist teams in @MTVGeek. Way to go!

@VerySpatial: Episode 291 - A discussion about the National Geospatial Technology Skills Competition with Amy Bullard

@fineri: I posted a news update,

@ChallengeGov: Cities who increase post secondary degrees can win $1 million Talent Divided Prize. 

Hamilton Project launches prize to identify new policies for creating jobs in the US. $25,000 award #challengegov

@mattcannella: Excited to see Masten Space System's Xaero on the pad. Thanks @colinake. Can't wait to see her fly!

Loving the new @MastenSpace website! Check it out at 

NASA checks payload fit & function on Masten's Xaero vehicle - RLV News

@AlanMLadwig: On your mark..get set... one of my fav student engagement events. #MoonbuggyRace at MSFC, Apr 1-2. 

@YurisNight: Yuri's Night 2011 Video Contest featured in the National Post! 

@astrobotic: Do you go to CMU and want to contribute? 

Astrobotic featured in new Wired article about the #glxp: #astrobotic