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NASA Selects 11 Educational Institutions for Science, Tech R&D Grants

research and development RDNASA will invest $8 million in research and technology development projects of 11 academic institutions across the U.S. as part of the space agency’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research program.

Each winning school will receive up to $750,000 over three years to explore tools and methods that can help NASA facilitate Earth science, aeronautics, human and robotic deep-space exploration missions. the agency said Friday.

Grantees on the EPSCoR program are:

  • University of Alaska
  • Wichita State University
  • Maine Space Grant Consortium
  • Louisiana Board of Regents
  • University of Oklahoma
  • Brown University
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Vermont
  • College of Charleston
  • South Dakota School Of Mines & Technology
  • University Of Wyoming

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