By Innovate Pasadena Staff — May 23, 2018
The latest in Pasadena design, technology, science, and innovation community news.
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PCC is an Aspen Top Ten College – Again!
Pasadena City College was named today as one of 10 finalists for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance in America’s community colleges. Read More
Power to the People
Under Gurcharan Bawa, Pasadena Water and Power has made great strides in beginning to shift Pasadena away from a reliance on outdated, dirty energy, but there is a lot you can do to help. Read More
No Motor, No Battery, No Problem
Engineers at Caltech and ETH Zurich have developed robots capable of self-propulsion without using any motors, servos, or power supply. Read More
NASA Sends New Research on Orbital ATK Mission to Space Station
Astronauts soon will have new experiments to conduct related to emergency navigation, DNA sequencing and ultra-cold atom research when the research arrives at the International Space Station following the 4:44 a.m. EDT (1:44 a.m. PDT) Monday launch of an Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft. Read More
Small Packages to Test Big Space Technology Advances
NASA has been increasing its use of CubeSats -- small satellites based on several configurations of approximately 4 x 4 x 4-inch cubes -- to put new technologies in orbit where they can be tested in the harsh environment of space before being used as part of larger satellite missions or constellations of spacecraft. Read More
JPL Gets $8 Million Grant to Look for Life on Saturn’s Moon
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has received a five-year grant of approximately $8 million to continue research on possible life on Titan, Saturn’s largest moon. Read More