The experiments aim to enhance understanding of bone loss in space, how dust behaves in microgravity, and how seismic waves and shaking impact asteroids.
From inside labs to campus events, explore a collection of some of the best images of the year.
Key moves made in the early 2000s allowed UCF to expand its space research profile and push research ideas to new heights.
On Oct. 21, UCF scientists, UCF Libraries, and student organizations will provide free access to telescopes and space-related activities.
The mission will explore a region of the moon never before visited and may identify minerals and chemical resources available for future exploration.
UCF faculty participate in pop culture convention to help people understand space science and why it matters in an entertaining way.
UCF’s Top 10 research stories focused on work that battled threats and sought out opportunities to advance us as a species.
The work will inform strategies to keep lunar dust from damaging electronics, solar cells and mechanical equipment during moon missions.
The grant means more underrepresented students – who make up 48.5% of the student body at UCF – will have an opportunity to work with engineering, physics, and medical faculty experts to develop innovative technologies critical for advancing space exploration.