NASA Awards Five Universities Funding For Learning Opportunities

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NASA Awards Five Universities Funding For Learning Opportunities

WASHINGTON — NASA has awarded 5 one-year U.S. National Laboratory preparation mild agreements to yield hands-on scholarship and engineering opportunities for college and university students. Experiments due in dual of a projects will be flown on a International Space Station in a nearby future.

Students during a University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss., will examine a feasibility of incubating organisms in a unnatural Martian environment. Undergraduate tyro teams during Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., will use a Capillary Fluid Experiment hardware to examine liquid production in microgravity and work on a plan with students during North Carolina Agriculture and Technical State University in Greensboro, N.C.

Three universities will use appropriation for ground-based experiments. San Jacinto Community College in Houston will coordinate a plea for college students to sight in underwater robotics and manager center propagandize scholarship classrooms to build and work underwater robots. Texas AM University in College Station, Texas, will sight students in plan government in and with HUNCH, that is brief for high propagandize students joined with NASA to emanate hardware. Graduate students during a University of Houston will yield systems engineering imagination to HUNCH participants.

The group solicited proposals in Feb in areas within a International Space Station’s National Laboratory Education Project and is awarding about $863,000 collectively to a 5 institutions. The plan strengthens a couple between a singular venue of a space hire and science, technology, engineering and arithmetic (STEM) education. It serves as a apparatus to capacitate preparation activities aboard a space hire and in a classroom, by a web and on mobile media.

For some-more information about NASA’s preparation programs, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/education

For some-more information about a U.S. National Laboratory on a International Space Station, visit:

 

http://go.nasa.gov/issnatlab

For some-more information about NASA and group programs, visit:

 

http://www.nasa.gov

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