We Have Liftoff: Transformational Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing

In this dynamic technological age, many aspects of our society and economy are benefitting from unprecedented advancements while also grappling with increasing challenges. NASA is turning to nontraditional methods and audiences to achieve the national objective of an extended human presence beyond Earth orbit. This session will highlight case studies of NASA’s use of open innovation to solve unique problems in creative ways and engage the public with its mission.

After this session, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand NASA’s Human Spaceflight strategy and technical challenges
  • Use open innovation to transform organizational problem solving
  • Replicate examples of approaches to open innovation in your own organization