UTSA PREP Students to Benefit from $1.24 Million NASA Space Education Grant

Date Posted:July 14, 2016


(July 14, 2016) --The Lunar Caves Analog Test Sites (LCATS) program will allow for three consecutive annual cohorts of SA PREP students to implement knowledge gained from a series of hands-on workshops, culminating in the development of applications that will provide practical solutions for lunar mission architecture challenges.  


The LCATS student base consists solely of SA PREP students that are able continue their participation into the regular school year.  Additionally, in conjunction with the Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering (TAME), particpating students will create a comic book showcasing what they learned about space-STEM throughout the course of the project.  


For more information about this grant, please see the Wex Foundation's press release and the Southwest Research Institute's (SwRI) press release.  Read the story featured in the Rivard Report.


--Laura Rushing

Administrative Associate II