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NASA EPSCoR in Mississippi fills a unique role within the state by infusing NASA investment into research asset development leading to the maturation of innovative research and technology ventures that are relevant to NASA and NASA related Mississippi industry. NASA EPSCoR programs have contributed significantly to innovation in high-performance computing, advanced composites and nano-materials, communications, and biological systems. These innovative research activities are responsible in part Dr. Nathan E. Murray, for Mississippi’s growing list of global leaders in the Director MS NASA EPSCoR, aerospace industry, several of which are located at John The University of Mississippi C. Stennis Space Center. A focus on university/industry partnerships and workforce development is succeeding in long-term, self-sustaining, nationally competitive capabilities that will continue to attract aerospace industry to the state and provide a valuable contribution to NASA and the national space mission.

Senator Thad Cochran

Representative Bennie Thompson (2nd District)



Senator Roger Wicker

Representative Gregg Harper (3rd District)

NASA EPSCoR Stimuli 2014 -15

Representative Trent Kelly (1st District)

Representative Steven Palazzo (4th District)

Mississippi TOC

The first stage booster of the Apollo/Saturn V space vehicle is static fired at the NASA Mississippi Test Facility (MTF), currently called Stennis Space Center.


Development of advanced turbulent flow prediction models for NextGen air transport


Minority Serving Institution


Hyper Velocity Impact - Environmental Resistant Nano Materials in Space Applications


Research Infrastructure Development

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A New Paradigm for Efficient Space Communications: Rateless Coding with Unequal Error Control and Data Fusion GEANT4 Simulations for Astronaut Risk Calculations

EPSCoR Stimuli 2014-15  

NASA Office of Education’s Aerospace Research & Career Development (ARCD) is pleased to release NASA EPSCoR Stimuli, a collection of univers...

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