LAUNCH identifies and accelerates innovations that will change the world.
NASA's shuttle program may be over, but that doesn't mean the space agency has stopped in its tracks. NASA has created the Launch program that bridges the gap between the public and private sectors. The government and businesses are working together to find solutions for the country's sustainability problems. Diane Powell, who is nominated for a Service to America Medal for her work with Launch, is the team's chief technologist. Link to video.
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WASHINGTON D.C. – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), NASA, the U.S. Department of State, and NIKE, Inc. have partnered on a unique initiative called LAUNCH. The LAUNCH: Energy Challenge, announced today, formally begins the third module of the LAUNCH program which is focused on sustainable energy challenges for the developed and developing worlds. ...
(Kigali, Rwanda 20 June 2011) Manna Energy Limited, an international leader in combining carbon finance markets with developing communities, today announced the registration of the world’s first United Nations Clean Development Mechanism carbon program for water treatment. ...
NASA's LAUNCH aims for innovation
2011 Finalist—Science and Environment Medal