Mission Madness

NASA Hosts 'Mission Madness' Tournament to Vote on Greatest Mission

"This interactive Internet online feature enables you to share your opinion about the agency's greatest missions. Space fans will be able to view a lineup of 64 missions, learn about their goals, and predict which missions fellow exploration fans will vote for during this bracket-style, single elimination tournament."

NASA Has a March Madness Bracket... Say What?!, Discovery Channel

March Madness for Space Geeks, Universe Today

NASA holds best mission tournament, Huntsville Times

NCAA mounts full-court press on trademark violations, LA Times

"One of the latest targets is NASA, the federal space agency. The NCAA recently asked NASA to stop advertising Mission Madness, which lets fans vote on its greatest-ever mission. The promotion featured a bracket system like that used in the college tournament as well as basketball icons. "There was no reason to use basketballs," Masters said. An agency spokeswoman said she knew nothing about any complaints from the NCAA. Mission Madness remains online."

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