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UCF Pushes Space Frontier, Selected to Fly on Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo

Courtesy of Virgin GalacticA UCF experiment and a 3-D printer for space developed by a UCF graduate will fly on the first NASA-funded commercial research flight on Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo. NASA and Virgin Galactic announced Tuesday that 12 university experiments, two industry-developed technologies and two NASA projects were selected for the mission. Dr. Joshua Colwell, a UCF physics […]

Physics Class With No Tests, No Lectures

SCALE UPHow would you do in a class that didn’t have any tests or lectures? Beginning in Fall 2014 at UCF, two physics classes will attempt to answer that question. Instead of listening to long lectures and taking multiple exams and quizzes, students will read the material at home and have their understanding improved via class […]

Avoiding Deep Impact: UCF, NASA Study Spaceship Teamwork

Deep ImpactVisiting Mars in 2030 is going to take some engineering ingenuity, but making sure astronauts make the long, cramped journey without driving each other crazy is going to be just as tricky. It’s estimated that a round trip to Mars will take at least two years. That’s why NASA is investing millions of dollars trying […]

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