NASA grant helps NMSU astronomy student’s search for microbial life

Date: 2013-10-28 Writer: Isabel A. Rodriguez, (575) 646-7066, [email protected] New Mexico State University student Kyle Uckert is working on the development of instrumentation to help identify signs of life on bodies of the solar system. He has been selected as one of 65 graduate students in the 2013 class of NASA Space Technology Research Fellows … Read more

Engineering research at NMSU may help enable extended space missions

Date: 2013-08-28 Writer: Linda Fresques, 575-646-7416, [email protected] Krishna Kota, New Mexico State University assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is conducting research that may lead to longer duration of space missions – a high priority of NASA. It may also lead to energy efficiencies in many other applications, ultimately reducing consumption of fossil fuels and the … Read more

NMSU astronomer leads international collaborative exploring galactic evolution

Date: 2013-08-23 Writer: Tonya Suther, 575-646-6233, [email protected] The flow of gas in outer space may hold the key to understanding how galaxies form and evolve, and why the Milky Way looks the way it does today. Astronomers at New Mexico State University will take the helm of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope in October for an … Read more

NMSU engineering students deliver product to NASA

Date: 2013-08-06 Writer: Emily C. Kelley, 575-646-1957, [email protected] Not all recent college graduates can say that they have designed real world products for delivery to government organizations like NASA, but that is exactly what four New Mexico State University electrical engineering students did during their final year of undergraduate study. Dylan Anderson, CJ Barberan, Chris … Read more