UCF Professors Land NASA Grants Focused on Asteroids, Comets, Venus

UCF Professors Land NASA Grants Focused on Asteroids, Comets, Venus

Two UCF professors are involved in two spacecraft missions NASA is considering that could take flight as early as 2020. Five proposed space missions would study Venus, near-Earth objects and a variety of asteroids and comets. Each mission team will receive $3 million and have a year to get their proposals ready for a final […]

UCF Throws Total Supermoon Eclipse Party

If you love space and the wonder of how it all works, make sure to be on Memory Mall from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 27, for a chance to see a total lunar eclipse. UCF’s Robinson Observatory is sponsoring the event on the mall as part of their “Knights Under The […]

Thinking Small Wins UCF Big NASA Project

Sometimes thinking small can get you a big win. That’s certainly the case for a team of physicists at the University of Central Florida. UCF was one of only two universities selected to prepare an experiment for a miniaturized satellite mission as part of NASA’s Small Innovative Missions for Planetary Exploration (SIMPLEx) program. Twenty-two projects […]

UCF Professors to Advise NASA Mission to Asteroid

Two UCF professors are part of an exclusive group of experts selected from across the country to advise NASA about a mission to pluck a boulder from an asteroid and put it in orbit around the moon. Professors Humberto Campins and Daniel Britt were among 18 people picked for the panel that will help shape […]