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  • NASA Names Top Three Teams in Technology Competition - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Names Top Three Teams in Technology Competition

    NASA has announced the top three teams to perform in cycle one of the agency’s competition on innovative technologies. The selection follows the iTech 2018 competition’s recent phase wherein ten finalist groups developed technology projects seeking to improve space exploration and terrestrial life, the agency said Friday. NASA chief technologists, potential investors and leaders from the […] More

  • NASA Taps University Teams for Mars Solar Power Tech Ideas - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Taps University Teams for Mars Solar Power Tech Ideas

    NASA has launched a challenge for university students to submit concepts for solar power systems that can work to produce power on Mars in daytime and nighttime. The 2018 Breakthrough, Innovative, and Game-changing Idea Challenge seeks solar array designs that will fit into a single cargo launch, deploy robotically on Mars’ surface and start power generation […] More

  • NASA Seeks Tech Ideas for Future Mars Exploration - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Seeks Tech Ideas for Future Mars Exploration

    NASA has called on government agencies, aerospace companies, universities and the general public to suggest new technology that could support the agency’s program to explore Mars and other components of the solar system. The iTech initiative seeks white papers that address challenges in space technology areas such as radiation protection, life support systems, astronaut crew health, in-space propulsion […] More

  • NASA Seeks Academic Concepts for Spacecraft Assembly Methods in Space - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Seeks Academic Concepts for Spacecraft Assembly Methods in Space

    NASA wants ideas from teams of undergraduate and graduate students in fields related to human space exploration as part of the agency’s 2017 Breakthrough, Innovative and Game-changing Idea challenge. The agency said the competition seeks concepts on how to assemble spacecraft as they are in space and in particular tugs that use solar electric propulsion to transfer payloads from low-earth orbit to […] More

  • NASA Forms Alliance to Further Composite Materials Development Project; Jaiwon Shin Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Forms Alliance to Further Composite Materials Development Project; Jaiwon Shin Comments

    NASA has teamed up with a number of organizations for its research and development program intended to help bolster future aircraft performance through the use of composite materials. NASA started the advanced composites project in an effort to reduce the amount of time spent on product development and certification by 30 percent for composites infused into aeronautics applications,” […] More

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