The Space Frontier Foundation (SFF) announced today that additional prize money to be awarded to the top three businesses competing in the 2011 NewSpace Business Plan Competition. These generous prizes, totaling $32,500, will help launch paradigm-shifting NewSpace companies while the competition itself will provide all the finalists with practical guidance from investors and business professionals. The SFF will host the NewSpace Business Plan Competition during its NewSpace 2011 Conference and competition details can be found at www.newspacebpc.com. The conference will be held at the NASA Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley on July 28-31. Register at newspace.spacefrontier.org.