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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 33 / Friday, February 20, 2009 / Notices (09–011). Notice of information collection under OMB review. NOTICE: ACTION: SUMMARY: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). DATES: All comments should be submitted within 30 calendar days from the date of this publication. ADDRESSES: All comments should be addressed to Jasmeet Seehra, Desk Officer for NASA; Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs; Room 10236; New Executive Office Building; Washington, DC 20503. 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They will also become a matter of public record. Walter Kit, NASA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E9–3556 Filed 2–19–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7510–13–P NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION Centennial Challenges 2009 Power Beaming and Tether Challenges AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). NOTICE: (09–012). ACTION: Notice of Centennial Challenges 2009 Power Beaming and Tether Challenges. This notice is issued in accordance with 42 U.S.C. 2459f–1(d). The 2009 Power Beaming and Tether Challenges are now scheduled and teams that wish to compete may now register. The NASA Centennial Challenges Program is a program of prize contests to stimulate innovation and competition in space exploration and ongoing NASA mission areas. The 2009 Power Beaming Challenge is a prize contest designed to promote the development of new power distribution technologies. The 2009 Tether Challenge is a prize contest designed to develop very strong tether material for use in various structural applications. The Spaceward Foundation is administering both Challenges for NASA. DATES: The 2009 Power Beaming and Tether Challenges will be held from April 29 through May 1, 2009. ADDRESSES: The 2009 Power Beaming and Tether Challenges will be held at the Innovative Science and Technology SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7927 Experimental Facility (ISTEF), Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To register for and get additional information regarding the 2009 Power Beaming and Tether Challenges, visit: http://www.spaceward.org/ or contact Mr. Ben Shelef at the Spaceward Foundation, 725 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View, CA 94043, Phone: 650– 965–2900. Questions and comments regarding the NASA Centennial Challenges Program should be addressed to Mr. Andrew Petro, NASA Headquarters, Suite 6J79, 300 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20546, Phone: 202–358–0310. The Centennial Challenges Web site is http:// centennialchallenges.nasa.gov/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The maximum prize purse available for the 2009 Power Beaming Challenge is $2,000,000. The maximum prize purse available for the 2009 Tether Challenge is $2,000,000. NASA prizes can only be awarded to U.S. citizens. Additional information regarding the challenges including rules, team agreements, eligibility, and prize criteria can be found at: http://www.spaceward.org/. Dated: February 13, 2009. Douglas A. Comstock, Director, Innovative Partnerships Program Office. [FR Doc. E9–3712 Filed 2–19–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7510–13–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Proposal Review Panel for Materials Research; Notice of Meeting In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463 as amended), the National Science Foundation announces the following meeting: Name: Site Visit review of the Partnership for Research and Education in Materials (PREM) at The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque NM, #1203. Dates & Times: March 26, 2009; 7:45 a.m.–9 p.m. March 27, 2009; 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Place: The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM. Type of Meeting: Part-open. Contact Person: Dr. William Brittain, Program Director, Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers Program, Division of Materials Research, Room 1065, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230, Telephone (703) 292– 5039. Purpose of Meeting: To provide advice and recommendations concerning further support of the PREM at The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM. E:\FR\FM\20FEN1.SGM 20FEN1

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NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION


Centennial Challenges 2009 Power Beaming and Tether Challenges

AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

NOTICE:  (09-012).

ACTION: Notice of Centennial Challenges 2009 Power Beaming and Tether 
Challenges.

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SUMMARY: This notice is issued in accordance with 42 U.S.C. 2459f-1(d). 
The 2009 Power Beaming and Tether Challenges are now scheduled and 
teams that wish to compete may now register. The NASA Centennial 
Challenges Program is a program of prize contests to stimulate 
innovation and competition in space exploration and ongoing NASA 
mission areas. The 2009 Power Beaming Challenge is a prize contest 
designed to promote the development of new power distribution 
technologies. The 2009 Tether Challenge is a prize contest designed to 
develop very strong tether material for use in various structural 
applications. The Spaceward Foundation is administering both Challenges 
for NASA.

DATES: The 2009 Power Beaming and Tether Challenges will be held from 
April 29 through May 1, 2009.

ADDRESSES: The 2009 Power Beaming and Tether Challenges will be held at 
the Innovative Science and Technology Experimental Facility (ISTEF), 
Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To register for and get additional 
information regarding the 2009 Power Beaming and Tether Challenges, 
visit: http://www.spaceward.org/ or contact Mr. Ben Shelef at the 
Spaceward Foundation, 725 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View, CA 94043, 
Phone: 650-965-2900. Questions and comments regarding the NASA 
Centennial Challenges Program should be addressed to Mr. Andrew Petro, 
NASA Headquarters, Suite 6J79, 300 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20546, 
Phone: 202-358-0310. The Centennial Challenges Web site is http://
centennialchallenges.nasa.gov/.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The maximum prize purse available for the 
2009 Power Beaming Challenge is $2,000,000. The maximum prize purse 
available for the 2009 Tether Challenge is $2,000,000. NASA prizes can 
only be awarded to U.S. citizens. Additional information regarding the 
challenges including rules, team agreements, eligibility, and prize 
criteria can be found at: http://www.spaceward.org/.

    Dated: February 13, 2009.
Douglas A. Comstock,
Director, Innovative Partnerships Program Office.
[FR Doc. E9-3712 Filed 2-19-09; 8:45 am]
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