$5 million prize purse to drive America's innovation engine

Wednesday - 7/14/2010, 2:06pm EDT

Today NASA announced three new Centennial Challenges with an overall prize purse of $5 million. NASA's Centennial Challenge program is a dramatic departure from business as usual. Centennial Challenges are inducement prizes that challenge independent teams to race to achieve bold goals-and to do so without a single penny of upfront government funding. Read more at the Open Government Initiative website.

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