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FSI Researcher Receives Prestigious ASCE Award

Philip Metzger, a planetary scientist in UCF’s Florida Space Institute, has won the Outstanding Technical Contribution Award for 2016 from the Aerospace Division of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).   The award was presented to Dr. Metzger at a banquet on April 12, 2018, during Earth & Space 2018, the 16th Biennial ASCE International Conference …

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Call Out For Next Generation SOFIA Science Instrument

February 12, 2018 – CLASS/Seminar at FSI on February, 12 at 10 AM Partnership 1 Building  Room 209   Bio: Alan Rhodes is the Science Instrument Development Manager for NASA’s SOFIA program. He manages new science instruments and upgrades to existing instruments to give SOFIA new opportunities to discover more about the infrared universe. Alan has experience …

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CLASS Spring 2018 Seminar Series

Seminar Series: The Science and Technology of Near-Earth Asteroid Sample Return   Throughout the spring 2018 academic semester CLASS in partnership with the Florida Space Institute will be holding a seminar speaker series. The series is open to UCF researchers, administrators, and students, NASA-KSC personnel, FSI member institutions and FSI employees. Seminars last 50 minutes with …

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United Launch Alliance and Florida Space Institute Partner to Develop Lunar Mining

January 18, 2018 Dr. Phil Metzger and Dr. Julie Brisset have been contracted by the United Launch Alliance (ULA) to study the extraction of water from the Moon’s polar regions. They will use computer modeling to develop the optimum arrangement of thermal extraction wells to obtain water at the lowest cost. This is in collaboration …

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