NASA Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) Institutional Research Opportunity (IRO) (MIRO) was established to strengthen and develop the research capacity and infrastructure of Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) in areas of strategic importance and value to NASA’s mission and national priorities.
MIRO was established to strengthen and develop the research capacity and infrastructure of Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) in areas of strategic importance and value to NASA’s mission and national priorities. Overall, MIRO awards promote STEM literacy and enhance and sustain the capability of institutions to perform NASA-related research and education, which directly supports NASA’s mission directorates—Aeronautics, Exploration Systems, Science, Space Operations, and Space Technology.
NASA Encourages Aspiring Environmental Scientists with MIRO Funding
Every day NASA is learning more and more about the Earth’s ever-changing environment, from the shrinking ice shelves to the warming atmosphere. NASA’s environmental scientists and projects are receiving a boost for some of that new research through NASA’s MUREP Institutional Research Opportunity (MIRO) funding.
NASA is investing more than $14 million in 19 U.S. colleges and universities to grow their STEM capacity to participate in critical spaceflight research and prepare a new generation of diverse students for careers in the nation's science, technology, engineering,…
NASA and the Department of Education, in support of STEM and diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility initiatives, are hosting a competition to engage students at HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities), ultimately bringing diverse talent into the future science, technology,…