Engaging Maine in the New Space Economy
The Maine Space Complex is the topic of a 1-hour talk at the Maine Science Festival in Bangor on March 25.
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 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 […]
$1.2 Million Boost for SpacePort Planning
The U.S. Economic Development Administration today announced $1.2 million in funding to assist the Maine Space Grant Consortium in finalizing a strategic plan that will address workforce development, business development, and external engagement needs for the Maine SpacePort Complex. The grant must be matched with $407,407 in state and local funds.
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. […]
Introducing the Maine Space Complex
Terry Shehata, executive director of the Maine Space Grant Consortium, presented “Maine Space Complex: Investing in Talent and Innovation” at E2Tech, the Environmental & Energy Technology Council of Maine. Shehata said it could take as much as $250 million to complete the renovations and new construction necessary for establishing the complex, a 5-year undertaking. His […]