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Makey Awards 2012 Nominee 09, NASA, Education

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Among NASA's nine legislative "prime directives" is "[t]he preservation of the role of the United States as a leader in aeronautical and space science and technology and in the application thereof to the conduct of peaceful activities within and outside the atmosphere." This mandate has informed the agency's fundamental role... Read more »

Makey Awards 2012 Nominee 08, Autodesk, Education

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Founded in 1982 with the launch of their flagship AutoCAD software, San Rafael's Autodesk, Inc. has historically lead the way in the development of digital design technology. Today, Autodesk products serve all sectors of the professional 3D design market, from engineering, to architecture, to entertainment, as well as an increasing... Read more »

Makey Awards 2012 Nominee 06, element14, Education

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Launched in 2009, element14 bills itself as "the first online community specifically for engineers." e14, as it's commonly known, is a subsidiary of British conglomerate Premier Farnell plc, which also owns Newark Electronics. Since launch, e14 has enjoyed widespread acclaim in the maker community, bolstered in no small part by... Read more »