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University Student Research Challenge 2022

University Student Research Challenge (solicitation NNH21ZEA001N-USRC) seeks to challenge students to propose new ideas/concepts that are relevant to NASA Aeronautics.  USRC will provide students, from accredited U.S. colleges or universities, with grants for their projects and with the challenge of raising cost share funds through a crowdfunding campaign. 

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NASA iTECH SEEKS GREEN INNOVATIONS

NASA iTech is seeking small businesses to present their innovative ideas to NASA chief technologists and industry experts at a virtual event that focuses on solutions in two challenge focus areas that are relevant to NASA and have broad applicability in commercial markets: “Low-Cost Photovoltaic Arrays for Space” and “Recycling for Optimum Space-Age Logistics.” The window for applications to present at the 2022 NASA iTech Focus event is open now through Feb.

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NASA DEEP SPACE FOOD CHALLENGE

Description of Challenge: The Deep Space Food Challenge seeks to create novel food production technologies or systems that require minimal inputs and maximize safe, nutritious, and palatable food outputs for long-duration space missions, and which has a potential to benefit people on Earth. 

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NASA’s TechRise Student Challenge: 6-12th grade

Announcing NASA’s TechRise Student Challenge

NASA is initiating a new competition for the 2021/2022 school year, asking student teams to design, build, and launch experiments on suborbital rockets and balloon flights. 

The NASA TechRise Student Challenge will start accepting entries August 18,

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Expoplanet Watch- A New Citizen Science Project

Dear Astronomers,

We are writing to invite you and your students to participate in Exoplanet Watch, a new exoplanet citizen science project funded by NASA’s Universe of Learning and led by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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NASA STEM STARS LIVE EVENT 4/7/21

‘NASA STEM Stars’ — Soar Into STEM With Aerospace Engineer Dr. Andrew LindAudience: Students Ages 13+Event Date: April 7 at 2 p.m. EDT
“NASA STEM Stars” is a webchat series that connects students with subject matter experts to learn about STEM careers and ask questions about STEM topics. Join “NASA STEM Stars” for the first in a series of webinars focusing on 

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Moon to Mars Exploration

Moon to Mars eXploration Systems and Habitation (M2M
        X-Hab) 2021 Academic Innovation Challenge Logo

https://spacegrant.org/xhab/
Proposals Due Date: April 23, 2021

Description
The Moon to Mars eXploration Systems and Habitation (M2M X-Hab) 2022 Academic Innovation Challenge is a university-level challenge designed to develop strategic partnerships and collaborations with universities.

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STEM Video Contest-Win $1000

The Department of Defense is funding a video contest on hypersonics. First prize is $1,000! All you need to do is to create a 2-minute video on the potential of hypersonic flight (high school category) or the big challenges posed by hypersonic flight (undergraduate category).

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California Space Grant Consortium Alumna Selected for Artemis Missions

One of our very own California Space Grant Consortium alumna, Jessica Watkins, was recently selected to be part of NASA’s initial 18-member team of astronauts  – nine men and nine women – for the upcoming Artemis missions to the moon. 

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