T. Gregory Guzik, LSU Physics Professor and Director of the Louisiana Space Grant NASA EPSCoR (LaSPACE) programs has been awarded the 2020 NASA Outstanding Public Leadership Medal (OPLM). The official NASA award citation reads: “In recognition for many years of exceptional dedication and public service inspiring and teaching the next generation of leaders in science, engineering and technology.”
Some LaSPACE Stats Since 1991
LaSPACE Cumulative Impacts
LaSPACE Current Impacts
A selection of Recent & Current LaSPACE Funded Projects
LaSPACE funds approximately 50 projects annually across Louisiana, including funding for faculty research programs, awards for undergraduate and graduate student researchers, support for various student flight projects,NASA internship funding, awards to support senior design projects, professional development for K-12 teachers, and public scientific literacy events. A few recent or current projects are highlighted here.