NASA picks 10 innovative space tech ideas for funding

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NASA has awarded grants for 10 innovative university projects that promise to help the space agency develop the advanced technologies it needs for future long-duration manned spaceflights and research.

The agency's Space Technology Research Grants Program will give about $250,000 to each of the one-year projects, with the possibility of another year of funding contingent on technical progress, NASA officials announced Wednesday (Sept. 25).

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