OSU wins NASA grant

OSU wins NASA grant

OSU was one of 10 universities selected by NASA for Space Technology Research Grants aimed at "accelerating the development of 'push' technologies to support the future space science and exploration needs of NASA, other government agencies," the space agency said Wednesday.

It's very technical and much of the work is experimental, NASA said in a statement. Essentially, however, the primary focus for researchers at OSU and the other schools, including Case Western Reserve University, Georgia Tech, Purdue University and the University of Arizona is figuring out new ways to remove and dissipate heat from spacecraft and its components.

Read more in today's Oregonian.