The Center for Human Factors in Advanced Aeronautics Technologies (CHAAT) was established at California State University, Long Beach as a NASA University Research Center in October 2009.
The Optical Sciences Center for Applied Research (OSCAR) was established in 2009 as a University Research Center (URC) through the Group 5 National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) URC Cooperative Agreement.
The vision of NASA Center for Aviation Safety (CAS) is to establish a strong aerospace engineering research and education program by bringing together highly competent and dedicated faculty members at North Carolina A&T State University.
The objective of the NASA University Center for Aerospace Devices Research and Education (NASA-CADRE) at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) is to provide a framework for broadly based, competitive, multi-disciplinary science and engineering research that will advance NASA Science Mission Directorate (SMD) programs.
The Center for Gravitational Wave Astronomy (CGWA) at the University of Texas at Brownsville was expanded in September 2009 to include experimental and applied physics.
The Center for Space Exploration Technology Research (cSETR) was established at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) to promote research and education in propulsion and energy engineering.