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Aug 14 2015

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NASA awards grants for space technology development

NASA Awards Grants for Technologies That Could Transform Space Exploration.

The projects were

  • Robust Planning for Dynamic Tensegrity Structures — Kostas Bekris of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Synthetic Biology for Recycling Human Waste into Food, Nutraceuticals, and Materials: Closing the Loop for Long-Term Space Travel — Mark Blenner ofClemson University in Clemson, South Carolina
  • Lightweight and Flexible Metal Halide Perovskite Thin Films for High Temperature Solar Cells — Joshua Choi of the University of Virginia inCharlottesville
  • Dynamics and Control of Tensegrity Space Manipulators — James Forbes of theUniversity of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Advanced Physical Models and Numerical Algorithms to Enable High-Fidelity Aerothermodynamic Simulations of Planetary Entry Vehicles on Emerging Distributed Heterogeneous Computing Architectures — Matthias Ihme of Stanford University in Stanford, California
  • Reduced Order Modeling for Non-equilibrium Radiation Hydrodynamics of Base Flow and Wakes: Enabling Manned Missions to Mars — Marco Panesi of theUniversity of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Engineering Cyanobacteria for the Production of Lightweight Materials —Fuzhong Zhang of Washington University in St. Louis
  • High Temperature InGaN-based Solar Cells — Yuji Zhao, Arizona State University, Tempe.

SAL-UTE!!

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