Space Exploration & Spaceport Technology Development Awards
PI University Project Title
Dr. Mark Archambault FIT Computational Modeling of Solid Rocket Plume Radiation
Dr. Robert Peale UCF Hyperdog: Planetary Sniffer
Dr. Kunal Mitra FIT Novel Hybrid Light Weight Photovoltaic Cells for use in Next Generation Spacecrafts
Dr. Peter Erdman ERAU The Detection of Precise Undulation of Light Sensors
Dr. Melanie Correll UF Continuing Studies of Mateials Degradation Under Simulated Mars Surface Condition
Dr. Seetha Raghavan UCF Thermal Barrier Coatings Advancement through Experiments & Simulations for Rocket Combustion Chamber Linings
Dr. Qingda Yang Miami Mitigation of Partial Surface Coating Spalling in Coated Textiles CMC’s
Space-Based Research and Payload Development Awards
PI University Project Title
Dr. Gloria Wiens UF Development of Hoberman Type Mechanisms for Small Satellite Subsystme Deployments
Dr. Luis Moreno KSC/USF Non evasive real time continous hemodynamic monitoring with ambulatory impedence cardigraphy
Dr. Yunjun Xu UCF Bio-inspired Energy Optimal Attitude Control for Cubesats
Dr. Lazlo Baksay FIT Payload Development for the 1st UNESCO Educational Satellite
Dr. Aroh Barjatya ERAU WADIS Langmuir Probe
Space Education and Training Programs Awards
PI University Project Title
Gene Tavares Astronaut Memorial Foundation STS-125: The Hubble Telescope Restored
Dr. Angela Osterman Meyer FGCU The Lunar Phases Project:Utilizing the Mental Model Building Instructional Metholdology in teaching the cause and process of Lunal Phases
Dr. Joseph Palaia 4 Frontiers Education & Outreach with Florida Students through direct interaction with the crew of a simulated mars mission
Dr. Kevin Huffenberger UM Using NASA science data to train undergrauates in astrophysics research
Dr. Frank E. Muller-Karger USF Unlocking Earths Secrets from Space