Posts tagged with: "NASA"

Students create communication plans for NASA technologies

Students create communication plans for NASA technologies

Whether it’s the tires on our cars and trucks, the fancy cordless vacuum cleaners in our homes or the cameras […]

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Blind alumnus excels as NASA engineer

Blind alumnus excels as NASA engineer

In anticipation of NASA’s launch of the Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft on Thursday, Dec. 3, we sat down with electrical […]

Mike Heithaus takes a swim with a grouper outside of FIU Aquarius Reef Base, the world's only undersea research lab.

Coral reefs become training ground for NASA

As a team of international astronauts splashes down for a 14-day training mission in FIU’s Aquarius Reef Base, they will […]

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NASA returns to Aquarius for first of 2 missions this year

NASA returns to Aquarius for first of 2 missions this year

NASA returned to the bottom of the sea this week for a nine-day mission at the FIU Aquarius Reef Base. […]

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Saving Aquarius

Saving Aquarius

How FIU stepped forward to bring the world’s only underwater ocean laboratory back into operation and advance marine science research […]

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NASA Astronaut Joe Acaba sets out for Aquarius as part of a five-day mission in the undersea research habitat.

NASA takes up residence in Aquarius

After months of work to bring Aquarius Reef Base back to life, the world’s only undersea research lab is back […]

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Meteor, asteroid put spotlight on space exploration

Meteor, asteroid put spotlight on space exploration

Friday, February 15, proved an active day for space exploration enthusiasts as both a meteor struck in Russia and an […]

TEDxFIU in Review: James Webb

TEDxFIU in Review: James Webb

Space travel and exploration have helped man come to a better understanding of the world around and beyond. But today, […]

Stargazers to get rare glimpse of Venus transit June 5

Stargazers to get rare glimpse of Venus transit June 5

Before sunset, Tuesday, June 5, the planet Venus will make its last journey across the sun as seen from Earth […]

NASA fellowships in hand, students focus on hurricane research

NASA fellowships in hand, students focus on hurricane research

“I always wanted to be a meteorologist,” says Joseph Zagrodnik. A master’s student in FIU’s Department of Earth & Environment, […]

Alumnus tweeting from final launch of Atlantis July 7-8

Alumnus tweeting from final launch of Atlantis July 7-8

Andres Almeida will tweet history as shuttle program nears retirement FIU graduate Andres Almeida has been selected as one of […]

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Engineering student defies past, graduates with honors

Engineering student defies past, graduates with honors

By Sissi Aguila When Michael Zecca left the Army and announced he was going to college, his mother asked, “So […]

FIU researchers receive $5 million grant from NASA

Fernando Miralles-Wilhelm leads a group of researchers and graduate students studying the wetlands of the Everglades and Mexican Yucatan. The […]

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