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Burke O. Fort
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ABOUT NASA MEANS BUSINESS

PREPARE A PROPOSAL

NMB2008 is synced with the school year. It has two rounds - one in the Fall 2007 semester and the other in the Spring 2008 semester. (Read: Get some class credit!)

During the Fall 2007 semester, you will assemble a team of your college student colleagues to prepare and submit a proposal describing your ideas about how NASA can better promote spaceflight to a broader range of qualified corporate researchers, university researchers, entrepreneurs, and investors. eligibility guidelines >>

If your proposal is selected from those received, your team will compete against four other Finalist Teams by developing a NASA Spaceflight Promotion Plan, the centerpiece of which is to be a comprehensive Internet Solution that showcases your promotional strategy.

ROUND 1: Fall 2007 Semester

    Step 1 - Letter of Intent to Propose (prefer by November 2, 2007)
    Step 2 - Proposal (Due by November 16, 2007)
    Step 3 - Selection and Announcement of Finalist Teams (December 14, 2007)

ROUND 2: Spring 2008 Semester

    Step 4 - Finalist Teams' Competition (January-April 2008)
    • NASA Orientation Seminar at Johnson Space Center (February 2008)
    • Midpoint Videoconferences (Week of March 17, 2008)
    Step 5 - Tenth Annual NASA Customer Engagement Conference (May 7-9, 2008)
    • Kennedy Space Center, Florida
    Step 6 - NMB2008 Wrap Up by (June 6, 2008)

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NASA Means Business Student Competition is funded by the Coalition for Space Exploration and NASA, and is managed by Texas Space Grant Consortium