Category: Research

  • ECOSTRESS Satellite Feeding Forest Study with UMaine Partner

    ECOSTRESS Satellite Feeding Forest Study with UMaine Partner

    UMaine’s forest and fire ecologist Andrew Barton is on a team of scientists awarded a NASA grant to use space-based and other data to study water supply in ponderosa pine forests.

  • EPSCoR Research Funding Window Closed

    Letters of intent for the NASA EPSCoR research funding opportunity were due to the Maine Space Grant Consortium yesterday, one month in advance of the NASA deadline.

  • Second EPSCoR Funding Opportunity Announced

    NASA and MSGC have announced funding for research infrastructure development through seed grants for projects that build Maine’s capacity, so long as those projects align with NASA’s research areas of interest and are important to the Maine Space Complex. Grants may be awarded for research, workshops, and travel, but are restricted to faculty and researchers…

  • Maine’s Second CubeSat Will Carry Nanobubbles

    UMaine’s WiSe-Net Lab will construct its second CubeSat, PINESAT2, to support research into nanobubbles being done by UMaine, USM, and Arizona State University. The leader of the MESAT1 build, doctoral candidate Joseph Patton, will direct satellite development in UMaine’s department of electrical and computer engineering. bluShift Aerospace Inc., will assist with the launch.

  • Maine to Lead Nanobubble Research

    Could very fine gas bubbles suspended in certain liquids improve the efficiency of life support functions in space? Researchers at UMaine, USM, and Arizona State University will investigate this question with a $753,750 NASA grant to the Maine Space Grant Consortium and $350,000 in matching funds from the three institutions. Researchers will create nanobubbles then…

  • Maine Space Grant Consortium Solicits Research Proposals

    In anticipation of an upcoming notice of funding opportunity from the NASA EPSCoR program, the Maine Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) today issued a call for proposals from the Maine research community. Proposals should meet both NASA and MSGC requirements. Maine Maine is one of 28 jurisdictions eligible to apply for up to $750,000 in funding.…