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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’ …

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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 …

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