HBCU Space Summit Presents Space Science Research Opportunities

With worldwide focus on the challenges of space increasing, the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and Minority Institutions (MI) have a critical role to play in expanding scientific knowledge and improving technology capabilities in space. On 24 June 2021, the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) Basic Research Innovation and Collaboration Center (BRICC) hosted the HBCU/MI Space Summit via Zoom Webinar and YouTube livestream. The purpose of the event was to provide HBCUs and MIs with important information regarding how they can take advantage of AFRL’s opportunities relating to space science research.