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Mission of the Rhode Island Space Grant

  • Encourage undergraduate students to explore NASA-related science as a career.
  • Enable graduate students to pursue research in NASA-related science and engineering.
  • Broaden the interest in space exploration among the general public of Rhode Island.
  • Enhance scientific literacy among students and parents in Rhode Island through NASA-related research and exploration.
  • Engage math and science teachers in curriculum-enhancing programs.
  • Provide mini-grants for new and innovative research programs.

 

National Space Grant College and Fellowship Strategic Plan ('96-'00)

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Congressional Legislation creating the Space Grant College and Fellowship Program ('88)

Click here to view legislation creating the Space Grant College and Fellowship Program.