Centennial Challenges Schedule

A schedule for NASA’s Centennnial Challenges program has been released, beginning with the power beaming competition this July at the Dryden Flight Research Center in California.

Power Beaming
Date: July 14-16, 2009
Prize: $2 Million
Location: NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, CA
Organization: Spaceward Foundation
Website: www.spaceelevatorgames.org

Tether Challenge
Date: August 2009
Location: Seattle, WA
Prize: $2 Million
Organization: Spaceward Foundation
Website: www.spaceward.org/elevator2010

Regolith Excavation
Date: August 15-16, 2009
Prize: $750,000
Location: NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View, CA
Organization: CSE&WI
Website: regolith.csewi.org

Astronaut Glove
Date: November 2009
Prize: $400,000
Location: MIT, Cambridge, MA
Organization: Volanz Aerospace, Inc.
Website: astronaut-glove.tripod.com

Green Aviation
Date: July 2011
Prize: $1.65 Million
Location: Sonoma County Airport, Santa Rosa, CA
Organization: CAFÉ Foundation
Website: cafefoundation.org/v2/main_home.php