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NIAC Phase 1 Awards 2016?

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updated 2016-05-05 17:24:44 -0600

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Who won the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Phase 1 awards in 2016?

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answered 2016-05-01 22:19:02 -0600

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The NIAC 2016 projects are:

Light Weight Multifunctional Planetary Probe for Extreme Environment Exploration and Locomotion, Javid Bayandor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg;

Venus Interior Probe Using In-situ Power and Propulsion(VIP-INSPR), Ratnakumar Bugga, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California;

Project RAMA: Reconstituting Asteroids into MechanicalAutomata, Jason Dunn, Made In Space, Inc. in Moffett Field, California;

Molecular Composition Analysis of Distant Targets, Gary Hughes, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; Brane Craft, Siegfried Janson, The Aerospace Corporation in Los Angeles;

Stellar Echo Imaging of Exoplanets, Chris Mann, Nanohmics, Inc. in Austin, Texas;

Mars Molniya Orbit Atmospheric Resource Mining, Robert Mueller, NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida;

strong>Journey to the Center of Icy Moons, Masahiro Ono, JPL;

E-Glider: Active Electrostatic Flight for Airless Body Exploration, Marco Quadrelli, JPL;

Urban biomining meets printable electronics: end-to-end destination biological recycling and reprinting, Lynn Rothschild, NASA’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California;

Automaton Rover for Extreme Environments, Jonathan Sauder, JPL;

Fusion-Enabled Pluto Orbiter and Lander, Stephanie Thomas, Princeton Satellite Systems, Inc. in Plainsboro Township, New Jersey;

NIMPH- Nano Icy Moons Propellant Harvester, Michael VanWoerkom, ExoTerra Resource, LLC.

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