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Engineering students receive $35K in research awards

The New Mexico Space Grant Consortium awarded six New Mexico State University College of Engineering students with Research Scholarships/Fellowships for the spring 2016 and fall 2016 semesters totaling $35,000.

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Suborbital launch propels project

A successful launch at Spaceport America on Friday at Spaceport America on Friday took with it a scientific experiment, designed at New Mexico State University, on its second suborbital flight.

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NMSU helps NASA’s Scientific Balloon Program achieve rare feat

For the first time in the 27-year launch history in Fort Sumner, N.M., New Mexico State University’s Physical Science Laboratory’s Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility team launched three balloon experiments on three consecutive days for NASA’s Scientific Balloon Program. The launches took flight Sept. 24-26.

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NMSU Physical Science Lab tests small unmanned aircraft in dusk, night conditions

The New Mexico State University Unmanned Aircraft Systems Flight Test Center and the NMSU Department of Psychology just completed a series of three, week-long, experimental tests to evaluate the safety of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) operations in the day, at dusk and at night.

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Engineering research may help enable extended space missions

Krishna Kota, New Mexico State University assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is conducting research that may lead to longer duration of space missions – a high priority of NASA. It may also lead to energy efficiencies in many other applications, ultimately reducing consumption of fossil fuels and the carbon footprint.

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NASA Selects Commercial Crew Program Manager

NASA has selected Kathy Lueders (pronounced LEE-ders) as program manager for the agency’s Commercial Crew Program (CCP).

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NMSU engineering students deliver product to NASA

Not all recent college graduates can say that they have designed real world products for delivery to government organizations like NASA, but that is exactly what four New Mexico State University electrical engineering students did during their final year of undergraduate study.

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Nanotechnology holds big potential for NMSU faculty

Sending probes to Mars and harvesting energy are just two of the many applications of thermoelectric and nanotechnology research conducted by Professor Julio Martinez’s group at New Mexico State University.

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New Mexico Space Grant Consortium awards graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships

On April 16, New Mexico Space Grant Consortium at New Mexico State University awarded 26 fellowships and scholarships to students across New Mexico totaling $210,000.

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ISPCS 2011 to be held Oct. 19-20, NMSGC sponsoring other Space Week events as well

The International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight will be held Oct. 19-20, at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum.

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