NASA Announces Research Award Recipients

WASHINGTON, June 15 (UPI) — NASA says it has awarded $16.8 million to fund 24 research proposals from U.S. colleges and universities in areas of importance to the space agency.

The selections are part of NASA’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research. NASA said the program is designed to assist states in establishing an academic research enterprise directed toward a long-term, self-sustaining and competitive capability that will contribute to the states’ economic viability and development.

The 24 proposals were selected for funding in Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, West Virginia, Wyoming and Puerto Rico.

A list of the selected proposals is available at

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