30
May
2019
  NATIONAL COLLOQUIUM 

 presented by

 Dr. Thomas H. Zurbuchen, Associate Administrator for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate

Writing Successful Mission Proposals: Observations From NASA

Wednesday, June 5th at 2:00 PM MDT; 4:00 PM Eastern 

 

NASA’s Science missions support the US science community and its partners to discover the secrets of the universe, to find life elsewhere, and to protect and improve life on Earth. In this pursuit, NASA relies heavily on the innovation and excellence of the science community to develop new mission concepts that expand our capabilities and grow our portfolio. Based on guidance from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine and given the demonstrated successes of this approach, most NASA missions are initiated in response to proposals from teams led by principa...

50th Anniversary Materials

USRA Press Releases and Announcements

Other News and Features

June
12,
2019
Columbia MD and Mountain View CA. June 12, 2019. SOFIA observations reveal a strong magnetic field with a spiral shape at the center of the Milky Way that could explain why our galaxy’s black hole is “quiet.” Streamlines showing magnetic
June
05,
2019
Columbia, Maryland--June 17, 2019. Davide Venturelli, the lead scientist on quantum computing at Universities Space Research Association, and Alexei Kondratyev, managing director and head of data analytics at Standard Chartered Bank in London,
June
03,
2019
Coluumbia MD--June 3, 2019. Dr. Susan Strahan, a USRA scientist working at GESTAR at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, was interviewed by reporter Ray Coniff from Yale Environment 360 on the effect of ozone-depleting chemicals that are being
April
08,
2019
Columbia, Maryland—April 8, 2019.  Organized by the Universities Space Research Association, an independent non-profit organization, commissioned by the National Academies of Sciences to advance space- and aeronautics-related sciences exploration,

USRA Activities

June
29,
2018
  Mountain View, California. June 25-28, 2018. Universities Space Research Association hosted the Adiabatic Quantum Computing Conference at the Ames Research Center at Moffet Field. The Conference was a resounding success, with 223
June
25,
2018
Columbia, MD. June 25, 2018.  The 2018 Maryland Tech Invitational (MTI) competition, hosted by the Universities Space Research Association's STEMAction Center, and sponsored by Triangle Education Foundation, and the Howard Tech Council Economic
March
29,
2018
  On March 27, 2018, serveral members of USRA received the President's awards for theiir outstanding contributions to USRA.   The Distinguished Service Award went to Mr. Kin Leung, Information Technology Services. Kin Leung has supported
March
16,
2018
USRA's Genna Duberstein and Scott Wiessinger's work on the Solarium video was featured on the Maryland Public Radio.  Genna and Scott's work has been recognized through the various awards they have won in their field. For more