Six Space Grant Consortia Awarded $1 Million Grant

NASA is awarding more than $1 million to the Virginia Space Grant Consortium for the NASA Space Grant Plant the Moon Challenge project. The proposal is one of four awards made nationally through the NASA Space Grant KIDS funding opportunity which focuses on providing experiences for students to learn about NASA’s Artemis mission to return human explorers to the Moon and to Mars.

The Moon Challenge Project will significantly extend the reach of the Institute of Competition Science’s current international Plant the Moon Challenge in a six-state region that includes partnerships with the North CarolinaSouth CarolinaWest VirginiaFlorida and Puerto Rico Space Grant programs. Virginia Space Grant Consortium is serving as project lead.


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