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UCLA Undergraduate Student Team Wins NASA TechLeap Prize

Students in the Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences Department are finalists in the NASA Techleap competition to build a universal interface between satellites and their payloads.

How to Study Water on the Moon

UCLA Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences Professor Hao Cao wins grant from NASA to develop new technology for extended use on the lunar surface.

The Next Trillion Dollar Industry

As space exploration, science, and technology advances at an ever-faster rate, an entirely new economy, the space economy, has sprung up. In fact, by 2040 the space economy is projected to be the next trillion dollar industry. With that realization in mind, the UCLA Anderson Forecast, UCLA SPACE Institute, and the UCLA Division of Physical…