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Utah, NASA Partner on Innovative Space Technologies
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Two Utah universities, members of the state’s NASA Space Grant Consortium, are helping advance space exploration, one by studying how iron can be made from the Moon’s dust and the other by showing how small satellites can be built more…

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Could NASA’s Studies on Hibernating Squirrels Help Astronauts?
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Can studying sleeping Arctic ground squirrels help astronauts and further NASA’s mission? Dr. Kelly Drew and her students studied hibernating squirrels and their ability to retain muscle and bone mass during extended hibernation and they think it could apply to…

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NASA Awards $4 Million Through New Space Grant KIDS Opportunity
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NASA is awarding more than $4 million to institutions across the U.S. to help bring the excitement of authentic NASA experiences to groups of middle and high school students who are traditionally underserved and underrepresented in STEM. The new Space…

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Meet Space Grant: 6 Interns Gaining Momentum
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After NASA formed the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Project in 1989, Space Grant has continuously provided support in expanding opportunities for students. Space Grant is a national network of colleges and universities aimed to promote understanding and participation…

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NASA Funds Artemis Student Challenges to Inspire Space Exploration
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NASA will award nearly $2.4 million to universities as part of the Artemis Student Challenges, a bold new initiative to inspire the next generation – the Artemis Generation. The six universities receiving awards will use the grants to advance the…

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NASA Selects Proposals for Student Aeronautics, Space Projects
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NASA has awarded more than $39.8 million through the agency’s National Space Grant College and Fellowship Project to increase student and faculty engagement in STEM at community colleges, technical schools and universities across the nation. Each award has a four-year…

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NASA Selects Proposals to Increase STEM Education at Community and Technical Colleges
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NASA’s Office of Education will award more than $17.3 million through the National Space Grant and Fellowship Program to increase student and faculty engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at community colleges and technical schools across the U.S.…

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