Saturday, May 28, 2011
Prize Roundup: OSIRIS-REx, 8-Band Research, CanSat, Mars Rover Challenge, More
NASA has selected the OSIRIS-REx mission to examine asteroid
As stated in the OSIRIS-REx Concept Study Report, Planetary Society "publishes OSIRIS-REx scientist- and engineer-authored articles; creates radio stories and holds interviews with OSIRS-REx personnel; collects names to be imprinted on a microchip and flown to RQ36 and back; runs the contest to name RQ36; holds a Planetfest at the time of asteroid sampling; and features images of RQ36 on the Planetary Society web site, and runs a 'choose your favorite OSIRIS-REx image' contest."
in Texas is planned for June 10-12.
Challenge.gov: Mapping Dark Matter - NASA Watch - Also see the SpaceHack page.
Update May 29:
Laurentian students win NASA Lunabotics - CBC News
Draft Rules Available for Review! - Sample Return Robot Challenge (WPI)