Weekend Roundup: Weekend NGLLC Work by Masten and Unreasonable, Teaching with Contests, Robot SBIR, Heinlein Award Stories, More

Unreasonable plans -
Unreasonable update - RLV News on Unreasonable plans for the weekend, and on the good and bad things that happened

Briefs: X PRIZE history and status; More Hare raising concepts - RLV News links to a Wired UK article on the X PRIZEs

Teaching with Contests.com - This site has a lot of student and teacher prize content in all sorts of fields. Here are a few recent ones with space/science/technology themes:

750 Student Teams Wanted for World’s Largest Rocket Competition
ExploraVision Contest 2010 OPEN
NASA needs you! Apply today to become one of the new Solar System Ambassadors.

Heinlein Society Short Story Contest Winners - Science Fiction Awards Watch

Google Lunar X Prize Moonpie Winners - AstroTwitter

Here are some twitter updates:

@ARCAspace - Asociatia Romana pentru Cosmonautica si Aeronautica - ARCA anunta LANSAREA RACHETEI HELEN, PRIMA RACHETA SPATIALA ... http://bit.ly/1bifRh

@OmegaEnvoy - RT @4frontiers: Just submitted a NASA Phase 1 SBIR proposal on the usage of multi-touch surfaces to control robots. Wish us luck!

@wikkit - We dropped the rocket a few times, we came up with a solid theory on what's been going wrong; it's the best Monday in weeks.

@fineri - Igniter Test,http://bit.ly/8Je7r ,faster pulse on plug/use glow plug and smaller fuel/ox oriffices needed..V1.5 soon!

@ValkyrieFed - The Valkyrie Federation will be going to the Twestival local in Montreal: http://headandhands.ca/

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