Prize Roundup: Flagsuit Contract, ALS Biomarker Prize Won, Stardust, CRuSR Workshop, More

Flagsuit Handed Contract To Develop Improved Gloves For NASA Space Suits - Space Frontier Foundation

@Prize4Life: The $1M ALS Biomarker Prize has been won! Read the New York Times article for more information on the winner.

RNAi Sequences Targeted to the Asian Citrus Psyllid Genome - InnoCentive posted this $100,000 challenge.

@astrobotic: Video of Red Whittaker's X PRIZE seminar is now up:

@unrocket: Disassembled CAT pack from test motor, spent the rest of evening machining anti channel rings to force flow into center of cat pack.

We will be testing early Saturday.

@jeff_foust: Israeli team joins Google Lunar X PRIZE competition, thinks it can do mission for only $8M:

FOP-CRuSR, What We’ve Learned So Far (PDF) - This is the abstract for one of the presentations at the NASA Flight Opportunities Workshop, which in turn is part of the 2011 Next-Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference.  The abstract covers the Armadillo Aerospace and Masten Space Systems CRuSR development test flights: 

The initial two payloads were the Suborbital Flight Environment Monitor (SFEM) and the Automated Detection Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) units developed by NASA and the FAA respectively. 

Planetary Society sponsoring Stardust Contest - Space for All 

Kids Micro-G experiments chosen for ISS - Space for All

@sedsusa: Illinois Space Society has won the 2010 Holiday Contest over their UB-SEDS competitors! Check out the photo entries at

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