Top 10 iTech Finalists Announced, Will Present to NASA Chief Technologists


WASHINGTON (NASA PR) — Innovators don’t always have space on their mind, but NASA iTech can help. The competition challenges entrepreneurs to consider how their biomedical, software and other technology ideas could be adapted and used for future space exploration missions.

NASA has selected 10 competition finalists to present their ideas at the iTech forum in Hartford, Connecticut, on Oct. 25-26, 2018. Chief technologists from various NASA centers, other federal agencies and industry will listen to presentations and meet with participants. NASA judges will ultimately determine three winners of the 2018 NASA iTech Cycle III competition.

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NASA Schedules Moon-Mars Forum for St. Paddy’s Day

If you are in Hampton, Virginia next Tuesday and are not out celebrating the luck of the Irish, then be sure to drop by the Virginia Air & Space Center from 7-9 p.m. for NASA’s special Moon-Mars Forum.

You’ll get to listen to four international experts discuss whether George Bush’s vision for sending humans back to the moon and on to Mars is a good one. Since NASA is charged with implementing the vision and is co-sponsoring the forum with the National Institute of Aerospace, my guess is probably “yes.”

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