NASA’s Artemis program is aiming for a human lunar landing by 2024. Statler College
faculty are assisting this effort. Researchers are creating soft robots that will
change shape or size in response to pressure, heat and light on the lunar surface.
West Virginia Robotic Technology Center supports the NASA Goddard Space Flight
Center mission of repairing orbiting satellites to extend the operational life.
One NASA grant will improve rover operation on Mars; another award will study information
transfer in deep space between a spacecraft and the ground station. More recently
the CHIME telescope in British Columbia supported by WVU faculty helped detect
535 fast radio bursts. The FRBs help scientists understand