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President Obama Signs National Space Transportation Policy!

Posted by on Nov 25, 2013 in Featured, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Today, President Obama signed the National Space Transportation Policy. Under the policy, NASA will continue to lead the expansion of a domestic commercial space industry for low-Earth orbit transportation, while developing a heavy lift launch capability to take humans further than they have ever explored – to an asteroid in the next decade and to Mars by the 2030s.   The policy is available online here:  National Space Transportation Policy (pdf)   A fact sheet about the policy is attached to this e-mail.  Fact Sheet: National Space Transportation Policy (pdf)   NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden published a blog post about the policy today; click here for link:   Please feel free to contact us with questions or inquiries about the National Space Transportation Policy....

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Latest Highlights from NASA!

Posted by on Nov 21, 2013 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Check out these highlights from NASA, including NASA damage mapping aiding in typhoon disaster response, the birth of a new star, and more! SMD Weekly Highlights (11 15 13)...

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Announcement of 2014 NASA Space Tech Graduate Research Fellowships App!

Posted by on Oct 29, 2013 in Deadlines, Featured, Uncategorized | 0 comments

NSTRF14 Flier The NASA Space Technology Mission Directorate seeks to sponsor graduate research students pursuing or planning to pursue master’s and doctoral degrees relevant to space technology disciplines. The fellowship starts in fall 2014 and may include funding up to $68,000 per year. Student applications are due on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 6:00PM.   For more information, please review the attached flier. Details of the opportunity and application are available via the NASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System (NSPIRES) and accessible by clicking on the following web link:{BD3F49F4-611F-D9EC-1B84-16F4D7551609}&path=init .   Tyra Wheeler-Zubia NASA University Research Centers Project Associate for Evaluations and Communications AERO Institute Aerospace, Education, Research, and Operations A NASA Dryden Flight Research Center Partner 38256 Sierra Highway, Suite A Palmdale, CA 93550 Phone: 661-276-7049 Fax: 661-265-9548 Email:

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Photos from our 2013 Career & Grants Expo are posted!

Posted by on Oct 8, 2013 in 2013, Events, Expositions, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Please check out the pictures taken at our 2013 Career & Grants Expo at the Pratt  & Whitney Hangar! You won’t need a Facebook account to view them, but if you have one please like our page while you’re there!  ...

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Calling All Applicants!

Posted by on Sep 10, 2013 in Deadlines, Featured, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Deadline October 24th, 2013 at 2:00PM! Info and forms Call for Apps 2013 poster...

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NASA Science Weekly Highlights

Posted by on Sep 9, 2013 in Featured, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

SMD Weekly Highlights (8 30 13)dpi Latest highlights from NASA about Hubble sights, ecological consequences of sea-ice declination, and more!...

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ECSU Planetarium Show

Posted by on May 13, 2013 in Featured, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

        Eastern Connecticut State University hosted a planetarium show on Monday, April 8 at 5:30 PM in the Wickware Planetarium.  The event was advertised on Eastern’s website and in the local newspaper, The Chronicle (Willimantic, CT).  They had a “sell-out” crowd (tickets are free, but they take reservations due to limited seating.)  The audience ranged in age from ~10 -80 years.  They gave away NASA goodie bags with posters from the NASA center. Drs. Zoran Pazameta and Russ Sampson discussed CT’s space industry and what to see in the April sky.  They fielded many questions after the show.  Everyone was given a sandwich dinner.  The provost, Dr. Rhona Free, attended with her husband.   They had a great cross section of faculty, staff, students, and the general public.  One high school student is at Windham Tech,...

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