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The Humans in Space Art Program

The Humans in Space Art Program

The Humans in Space Art Program and NASA’s International Space Station Program are teaming together to invite college students and early career professionals to take a journey with us. Through the international Humans in Space Art Challenge, we invite you to explore “How will humans use space science, and technology to benefit humanity?” and to express your answer creatively in a video 3 minutes long or less. Video artwork can be of any style, featuring original animation, sketches, music, live action drama, poetry, dance, Rube Goldberg machines, apps, etc. Due Date Artwork must be submitted online by November 15, 2014. ...


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.

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


PR Cube Satellite

cube satellite

The goal of the project is to provide an aerospace engineering experience to students in Puerto Rico by building a cube satellite (CubeSat). Also this will help promote the aerospace Workspace in Puerto Rico. In addition, the students are exposed to the preliminary design reviews (PDR), concept design review (CDR), and flight readiness review (FRR). This is the first scientific CubeSat to be built by a minority institution in USA ( Inter-American University)....

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New Technology for Emergency Communication

weather balloons

Public exposition launch of a airborne emergency communications  network and student experiments using weather balloons

Location: University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, in front of the Tower

Date: 8 AM, Sunday, April 7, 2013

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Puerto Rico’s First CubeSat

And in other news

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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UPR Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Research Lab

UPR Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Research Lab

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