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NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program

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

NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program 2014/2015 Academic Year (NESSF14)   NASA announces a call for graduate fellowship proposals entitled NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program – 2014/2015 Academic Year. This call for graduate fellowship proposals solicits applications from accredited U.S. Universities on behalf of individuals pursuing Masters or Doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees in Earth and Space Sciences, or related disciplines, at respective institutions. The purpose of NESSF is to ensure continued training of a highly qualified workforce in disciplines needed to achieve NASA’s scientific goals outlined above.   Awards resulting from the competitive selection will be made in the form of training grants to the respective universities with the advisor serving as the principal investigator.   The financial support for the NESSF Program comes from the NASA Science Mission Directorate’s (SMD) four science divisions: Earth...

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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)http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/microsites/ostp/national_space_transportation_policy_11212013.pdf   A fact sheet about the policy is attached to this e-mail.  Fact Sheet: National Space Transportation Policy (pdf)http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/microsites/ostp/national_space_transportation_policy_fact_sheet_11212013.pdf   NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden published a blog post about the policy today; click here for link: http://blogs.nasa.gov/bolden/   Please feel free to contact us with questions or inquiries about the National Space Transportation Policy....

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