The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Dryden Flight Research Center has released a solicitation entitled "NASA Announcement of Flight Opportunities (AFO) for Payloads Maturing Crosscutting Technologies that Advance Multiple Future Space Missions to Flight Readiness Status." The current solicitation cycle, AFO #6, provides access to flights on parabolic flights, suborbital Reusable Launch Vehicles (sRLV), and high-altitude balloons.
The Board of Directors of the Southern California Academy of Sciences is pleased to announce its annual SCAS Student Research Grant. Students presently in an Undergraduate, Masters or Doctoral program may apply by completing the grant application. Proposals will be considered in any field of science with an emphasis on the southern California area. Research will be funded for a period of one year. Recipients of the awards will be expected to present their research at the upcoming 2012 Annual Meeting.
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