NMSU, Spaceport America to Announce STEM Partnership, Unveil Spaceport America’s New Las Cruces Office14 Sep 2019, 13:25 UTC
Las Cruces, NM – Arrowhead Center at New Mexico State University hosted a reception on Wednesday celebrating Spaceport America’s new home in Las Cruces, as well as a new collaborative agreement between NMSU and Spaceport America.
The reception also celebrated the signing of a memorandum of agreement between Spaceport America and NMSU to form a collaborative effort to advance student success in the STEM fields, along with research, economic development and community outreach.
“Thanks to the continued
leadership of Governor Lujan Grisham, Spaceport America is dedicated to
advancing the aerospace industry and enhancing STEM education in our state,”
said Dan Hicks, CEO of Spaceport America. “We’re thrilled to be a part of
elevating our community’s success with New Mexico State University. Together
with NMSU, we will continue to open opportunities for students, businesses, and
community members wishing to take full advantage of the growing STEM and
aerospace industries within New Mexico. “
Spaceport America is the
world’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport with research, testing,
leasing, educational and commercial assets. NMSU is the state’s land-grant and
space-grant university, and aims to serve the diverse needs of the state
through comprehensive programs in education, research, extension and outreach,
and public service. The ...