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NASA Administrator discussed NASA's programs in Puerto Rico

NASA Administrator discussed NASA's programs in Puerto Rico

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden was in Puerto Rico on December 10-11, 2014, to discuss NASA programs, meet with key business leaders and engage students. The students were eager and excited to be able to meet and talk to Administrator Bolden, and his openness triggered more enthusiasm. It was a memorable and inspiring visit to our Island. (Read more ...)


Cooperative Agreement Notice Released for the TAP Call at KSC. The due date for solicitations is Friday, May 8, 2015.

Los interesados deben someter su propuesta electrónicamente antes del 20 de marzo 2015. CLICK en la Imagen Verano 2015..

NASA Education Scholarship and Research Opportunitie Applications Deadline: March 31, 2015

The Puerto Rico Space Grant Consortium..

The NASA Puerto Rico Space Grant Consortium (PRSGC) enhances local research and education capabilities in NASA-related fields and contributes to the Nation's Science and Technology enterprise by capitalizing on the institutional and human capital available on the Island. PRSGC resides in the Resource Center for Science and Engineering, with the Central Administration of the University of Puerto Rico as the Lead Institution and 17 public and private affiliate institutions.

The Consortium implements a research and education agenda relevant to Puerto Rico and NASA and disseminates knowledge about the NASA mission and the associated opportunities available for students, teachers, professors and researchers. By improving the quality and relevance of research and education on the Island, PRSGC helps expand and nurture a diversified and sophisticated workforce capable of contributing to meeting the needs of the Nation.

NASA Statement Regarding Oct. 28 Orbital Sciences Corp. Launch Mishap

Announcement for Inter-Agency Personnel Agreement (IPA)University Affairs Officer, NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, CA.


American Companies Selected to Return Astronaut Launches to American Soil

Today, with the selection of Boeing and SpaceX to be the first American companies to launch our astronauts to the International Space Station, NASA has set the stage for what promises to be the most ambitious and exciting chapter in the history of human spaceflight.

From day one, the Obama Administration has made it clear that the greatest nation on Earth should not be dependent on other nations to get into space.  Thanks to the leadership of President Obama and .....Read more

Puerto Rico’s First CubeSat

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2014 MRS Meeting

Meeting Chairs: Husam N. Alshareef, Amit Goyal, Gerardo Morell, José A. Varela, In Kyeong Yoo... Read More


Cuatro décadas del Planetario Colegial

Las estrellas siempre son las protagonistas. Y en el Planetario del Recinto Universitario de Mayagüez (RUM) esa aseveración no ha sido la excepción. La instalación colegial, adscrita al Departamento de Física, abrió sus puertas en el año 1973 y durante esos 40 años ha brindado un servicio educativo ininterrumpido a cerca de medio millón de visitantes. .Read More


Revista Corriente Verde

UPR desarrolla novedosa celda solar ferroeléctrica

Dr. Gerardo Morell

Revista Corriente Verde, vol. 2, núm. 2; ago. 2011: p 42-43. il.

colleges and universitiesThe University of Puerto Rico will get part of $12.6 million in NASA funds awarded to colleges and universities to conduct research and technology development in areas important to the agency’s mission.The selections are part of NASA’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, or EPSCoR......Read More



Nanotechnology defined

Nanotechnology may soon change every aspect of our lives, say researchers, and the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras is one of an increasing number of research facilities investigating its possibilities.... Read More


Higher EducationThe Need for Promoting Nanotechnology Awareness in Higher Education

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