Tag Archives: Jim Reuter

NASA Announces Winners of Watts on the Moon Challenge’s First Phase

NASA VIPER Mission

Seven teams have won awards from a NASA-funded pool of $500,000 for energy infrastructure concepts that would support operations on the Moon. Phase 1 of the $5 million Watts on the Moon Challenge asked teams to submit concepts for harvesting water and oxygen from the lunar south pole's dark craters, the space agency said Friday.

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NASA Funds Small Business for Research, Development of New Space Tech; Jim Reuter Quoted

Jim Reuter

NASA has invested $45 million in 365 small business projects that support the areas of space science and technology, aeronautics and human exploration. The space agency said Thursday it funds these companies with up to $125,000 each for the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer program's first phase, where they demonstrate the feasibility of proposed technologies.

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NASA Selects Commercial Partners to Advance Space Technologies; Jim Reuter Quoted

Jim Reuter

NASA has selected 17 U.S. companies for 20 partnerships to advance industry-developed space technologies for the agency’s missions, NASA reported on Monday. The partnerships will create a 3D printing system for NASA’s Artemis lunar exploration program, remove dust from planetary solar arrays and mature a first-stage rocket recovery system. 

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NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine to Create Public-Private Partnerships

Jim Bridenstine

Jim Bridenstine, NASA administrator and Wash100 Award recipient, will deliver a keynote address during NASA’s Lunar Surface Innovation Consortium meeting, which will stream live on NASA Television and the agency's website on Oct. 14th. Bridenstine will address NASA's Artemis program and announce the agency's latest Tipping Point selections and their potential impact on sustainable lunar exploration.

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Jim Reuter on NASA’s $1.6B Request for FY 2021 Space Tech Programs

Space Control

Jim Reuter, associate administrator for NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate, has said the agency is preparing for budget uncertainties ahead of the new fiscal year which would begin on Oct. 1st. Reuter told attendees at a NASA Advisory Council meeting that the House’s appropriations bill for fiscal year 2021 includes $227 million for on-orbit satellite servicing, assembly and manufacturing operations.

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NASA Awards $104M to Small Businesses Under SBIR Program Phase II Funding to Develop Technologies; Jim Reuter, Jenn Gustetic Quoted

NASA has announced that the agency has selected 139 proposals for Phase II follow-on awards through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to provide approximately $104 million to 124 small businesses located across 31 states, NASA reported on Wednesday

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NASA Selects 25 Space Tech Proposals for 2018 NIAC Program

NASA has selected 25 early-stage concepts of different platforms that may aid future space exploration missions. The space agency said Saturday selected technology proposals for the 2018 Innovative Advanced Concepts program encompass the areas of meteoroid impact detection, space telescope swarm and small orbital debris mapping. “The NIAC program gives NASA the opportunity to …

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