Upcoming Microgravity Drop Vehicle Competition

Mike Conroy, project manager at FSI, had the pleasure of mentoring three FSI and NASA Florida Space Grant Consortium sponsored teams who are developing a microgravity drop vehicle for a design competition taking place on April 27th at Florida Polytechnic University. He was greatly assisted with this project by Joshua Colwell (Department of Physics Chair Read More …

Florida Space Institute Scientist Recognized as 2022 Orange County Distinguished Resident

By Alexandra Angeloff | April 6, 2022 UCF planetary scientist Noemí Pinilla-Alonso was recognized as Orange County’s Distinguished Resident for 2022 during a surprise ceremony on March 28. The county says the award aims to spotlight individuals who “with their work or their actions, exemplify collaboration, innovation and inclusion.” Pinilla-Alonso became a resident of Orange County in Read More …