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NASA Means Business

About NMB 2007

The Help NASA Needs

Preliminary Round: Fall 2006

Finalist Round: Spring 2007

Who May Participate

Why Science and Math Education Is Important to NASA

Program Amendments

 

 

 

PROGRAM CONTACTS

Burke O. Fort
fort@mail.utexas.edu

voice: 512-471-7225
fax: 512-471-3585

3925 West Braker Lane, Suite 200
Austin, Texas 78759

toll-free switchboard:
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ABOUT NASA MEANS BUSINESS

PRELIMINARY ROUND: FALL 2006

STEP 1: Letter of Intent (Due: Friday, November 3, 2006)

We request that you e-mail to us (mail to: fort@mail.utexas.edu) by 4:30 PM (Central Time), Friday, November 3, 2006, a non-binding Letter of Intent to Propose.

Your Letter of Intent must contain the name and mailing address of the academic institution(s) and department(s) involved; name, phone number and e-mail address of the Team Leader (must be a student); name, title, telephone number and e-mail address of the Supervising Faculty Member.

While submission of a Letter of Intent is not required, it is strongly encouraged so that we may prepare adequately for the proposal review process. If you wish to submit a Letter of Intent after November 3, you may do so at any time before the proposal deadline.

STEP 2: Proposal (Due: Friday, November 17, 2006)

Via e-mail attachment (mail to: fort@mail.utexas.edu), an electronic copy of your proposal must be in our possession by 4:30PM (Central Time), Friday, November 17, 2006. THIS IS A FIRM DEADLINE.

In addition to responses to the requirements set forth elsewhere in the Competition Guidelines, your proposal must include:

  • A cover page containing the title of your proposal, school name and address, name of Team Leader with e-mail address and phone number, name of Supervising Faculty Member with e-mail address and phone number, and names of all other team members with their roles and academic levels (if students).
  • The following creative products:
    1. Draft NASA STEM Education Promotion Plan outline,
    2. 30-second promotional video storyboard,
    3. Promotional print media concept, and
    4. Promotional Internet media concept.
  • Team Outreach Plan
  • A brief description of your student team's academic department(s); existing brochures and announcements may be included;
  • A brief description of the department's course curriculum and how the NASA Means Business Student Competition would be employed to enhance it; and,
  • An indication of the departmental and institutional commitment to your team's participation in the NASA Means Business Student Competition program, such as a letter of endorsement from the university president, college dean, and/or departmental chairperson.

AT YOUR OPTION and by above deadline set for receipt of electronic proposals, you may submit your proposal in writing by sending ten (10) copies to:

Mr. Burke O. Fort
ATTN: NASA Means Business Student Competition 2007
Texas Space Grant Consortium
3925 W. Braker Lane, Ste. 200
Austin, Texas 78759