NASA's Centennial Challenges bring out the best the scientific world has to offer
NASA this month greatly expanded its public prize competition program known as the [[xref:http://www.nasa.gov/offices/ipp/innovation_incubator/centennial_challenges/history/index.html|Centennial Challenges|Centennial Challenges]]. The [[xref:http://www.networkworld.com/community/node/63622|space agency|space agency]] announced US$5 million worth of new competitions to develop robots, small satellites and solar-powered spacecraft. Since 2005, NASA has conducted 19 competition events in six challenge areas and awarded $4.5 million to 13 different teams. NASA challenges are managed with significant partners such as the X Prize Foundation, Northrop Grumman and others. Here we take a look at previous Challenges and the new programs to come.
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