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EARLY CAREER FACULTY NASA SPACE TECH RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

WASHINGTON -- NASA is seeking proposals from accredited U.S.
universities on behalf of outstanding early career faculty beginning
their independent careers. This inaugural Space Technology Research
Opportunities for Early Career Faculty solicitation seeks to sponsor
research in specific, high priority technology areas of interest to
NASA.

Specific topic areas were selected because they can best benefit from
early stage innovative approaches provided by U.S. academic
institutions. The research will investigate unique, disruptive or
transformational space technologies or concepts.

"NASA is committed to ensuring our nation's intellectual capital
pipeline remains the best in the world, and that we bring the
brightest minds together with the best ideas to meet the challenges
of NASA's future missions," said Michael Gazarik, director of NASA's
Space Technology Program at NASA Headquarters in Washington. "These
grants offer a means for NASA to capitalize on the tremendous
creativity and innovation that these brilliant individuals have to
offer."

NASA expects to award approximately ten grants this fall, funded up to
$200,000 each per year, based on the merit of proposals received.
Notices of intent to submit proposals are due March 30. The deadline
for submitting final proposals is May 3. For information on the
solicitation, including specific technology areas of interest and how
to submit notices of intent and proposals, visit:

http://go.usa.gov/P31

The Space Technology Research Opportunities for Early Career Faculty
is a part of NASA's Space Technology Program, managed by the Office
of the Chief Technologist. For more information about the Space
Technology Program and the crosscutting space technology areas of
interest to NASA, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/oct

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NASA HEO Summer Faculty Fellowships

NASA’s Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate (HEO) is accepting applications for summer 2012 faculty fellowships. The purpose of these fellowship opportunities is to prepare faculty members to enable their students to complete senior design projects with potential contribution to NASA Exploration objectives. The faculty will work for a continuous period of six (6) to twelve (12) weeks at a NASA field center on a selected Exploration project and incorporate the Exploration project into an existing senior design course or capstone course at their university in the 2012/2013 academic year. During the designated weeks at a NASA field center, each faculty fellow will work side-by-side with a NASA technical expert. The faculty will gain extensive knowledge on the Exploration-related project including the associated requirements, interfaces and issues affecting the design and potential solution(s). The faculty will develop course materials for use at their university during the 2012/2013 academic year in support of the completion of senior design project(s) using a systems engineering approach. The Exploration project must be selected from the approved list and application.

Up to five (5) faculty fellows will be awarded through this solicitation.

Any questions may be directed to Bethanné Hull at bethanne.hull@nasa.gov

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HASP 2012 Call for Payloads Released

High Altitude Student Platform (HASP).
HASP can support up to 12 student payloads (providing power, telemetry
and commanding) during a flight to an altitude of 124,000 feet for up
to 20 hours. We anticipate flying HASP with the assistance of NASA
Balloon Program Office for at least the next three years (2012 through
2014). There is no cost for launch and flight operations. Student
teams will need to raise their own funds to support the development of
their payload and for travel to Palestine, TX for HASP integration and
Ft. Sumner, NM for flight operations.

Details about previous HASP flights and the student payloads flown can
be found on the “Flight Information” page of the HASP website
Details on the payload constraints and interface with HASP as well as online access to the CFP materials can be found on the “Participant Info” page of
the HASP website

Applications are due December 16, 2011 and selections will be
announced by mid-January 2012.

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Kentucky Space 1st Annual hackerSPACE Workshop

Covers CubeSat class satellites on November 11-12th in Lexington, KY

While learning how to design and build your own fully functional orbital spacecraft, you will work with a team of space professionals and engineers...

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The NASA University Student Launch Initiative (USLI) and Student Launch Initiative (SLI), are competitions that challenge students to design, build and fly a reusable rocket with a scientific payload.

Adobe PDF Icon  Summer 2012 USLI Advanced Rocketry Workshops Flyer

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NASA’s Exploration Systems Mission Directorate (ESMD) is accepting applications for summer 2012 faculty fellowships. The purpose of these fellowship opportunities is to prepare faculty members to enable their students to complete senior design projects with potential contribution to NASA ESMD objectives. The faculty will work for a continuous period of six (6) to twelve (12) weeks at a NASA field center on a selected ESMD project and incorporate the ESMD project into an existing senior design course or capstone course at their university in the 2012/2013 academic year. During the designated weeks at a NASA field center, each faculty fellow will work side-by-side with a NASA technical expert. The faculty will gain extensive knowledge on the ESMD-related project including the associated requirements, interfaces and issues affecting the design and potential solution(s). The faculty will develop course materials for use at their university during the 2012/2013 academic year in support of the completion of senior design project(s) using a systems engineering approach. The ESMD project must be selected from the approved list.

Up to five (5) faculty fellows will be awarded through this solicitation.

Pertinent Dates

Any questions may be directed to Diane Ingraham at zola.d.ingraham@nasa.gov

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NASA wants your inflatable space house
X-Hab contest awards cash to university students with best blow-up habitats. NASA has launched a summer contest for students to design the best inflatable loft for life in space or on another world. A cash reward and a field test of the winning design are up for grabs.

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NASA’s Exploration Systems Mission Directorate

is pleased to announce the

NASA
Third Annual
Lunabotics Mining Competition

May 21-26, 2012
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Kennedy Space Center, Florida

More information about the Lunabotics Mining Competition and the application link is available at: www.nasa.gov/lunabotics and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Lunabotics


 

 

 

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