NASA Launches New Citizen Science Site ‘Solve’
The PRNewswire site reported that NASA, the US aeronautics and space agency, has announced the launch of “Solve,” a dedicated destination for its open innovation challenges. To help promote the launch of the platform, NASA kicked off a ‘Mars Balance Mass Challenge,’ which will run until November 21. The Solve platform is a sensible move for an agency that has been on the forefront of citizen science and crowdsourcing initiatives. For several years, NASA has been heavily involved with crowdsourcing and open innovation, as it has sought to leverage its popularity to reach out to supporters, and to remain innovative in the face of a dwindling budget.
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