KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. (NASA PR) — Five universities were chosen by NASA for grants to provide students with opportunities to design research experiments that will be conducted on the International Space Station. The selections are part of the agency’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research or EPSCoR.
Each of the selected universities will receive approximately $100,000 through NASA EPSCoR. They are:
- University of Delaware, Newark
- University of Idaho, Moscow
- Montana State University, Bozeman
- University of Nebraska, Omaha
- New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
WASHINGTON (NASA PR) — NASA has awarded $1.2 million to nine universities and organizations across the country for research and technology development projects in areas critical to the agency’s mission, including studying radiation effects and growing food for long-duration space travel.
NASA’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) supports science and technology research and development at colleges and universities. All projects are applicable to NASA’s work in Earth science, aeronautics, and human and robotic deep space exploration.
The schools will transfer research resulting from the projects to NASA, where it may be used as part of ongoing agency work.(more…)