Notice of Centennial Challenges 2011 CAFE Green Flight Challenge
This notice is issued in accordance with 42 U.S.C. 2451(314)(d). The 2011 CAFE Green Flight Challenge is scheduled and teams that wish to compete may register. Centennial Challenges is a program of prize competitions to stimulate innovation in technologies of interest and value to NASA and the nation. The 2011 CAFE Green Flight Challenge is a prize competition designed to bring about the development of new aviation technologies that can greatly improve the efficiency of future air vehicles while meeting minimum speed and range requirements, maintaining or enhancing safety features and reducing noise. It is being administered for NASA by the Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency (CAFE) Foundation. NASA is providing the prize purse.
Notice of intent to grant exclusive license
This notice is issued in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(c)(1) and 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i). NASA hereby gives notice of its intent to grant an exclusive license in the United States to practice the inventions described and claimed in U.S. Patent Application No. 12/ 558,319 ``Moving-Article X-Ray Imaging System and Method for 3-D Image Generation'' to GaN Corporation, having its principal place of business in Huntsville, AL. The patent rights in this invention have been assigned to the United States of America as represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The prospective exclusive license will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. NASA has not yet made a determination to grant the requested license and may deny the requested license even if no objections are submitted within the comment period.