The OPSPARC Team Found the Spark
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, together
with Hasbro, are pleased to announce the winners of NASA’s 2016
OPTIMUS PRIME Spinoff Promotion and Research Challenge (OPSPARC).
Elementary WinnerSophia – found spinoffs at home and school – insulation, advanced
smoke detectors and improved radial tires; invented a new coat that uses
a hair dryer
and solar technology to keep people warmer in the winter
Middle School WinnersHeidi, Katherine, Jasmine and Aubrey – created a compact tent that
uses phase-change material to shelter refugees and homeless people.
High School Glog and InWorld Winners
Jake, Alexander, Isabel, and Issac – created an eco-friendly
way to cool buildings using JWST’s sunshield coating
InWorld Mentors: Brandon Mullins, Matthew C. Conner and Minh T. Ngo
Glog Runner Ups
Jeffrey, Alex and Nathan – developed padding that will analyze your
body temperature and will send signals to heat/cool your body
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
Innovative Technology Partnerships Office
8800 Greenbelt Road
Greenbelt, MD 20771
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