Tech graduate student awarded National Space Grant Scholarship

Oct 11, 2011 | Engineering and Science

Frederick Moxley III, a Louisiana Tech University Ph.D. student, is one of five 2011 interns at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Maryland to be awarded a John Mather Nobel Scholarship by the National Space Grant Foundation, Inc.
The funding for the scholarships originated from a generous contribution from the John and Jane Mather Foundation for Science and the Arts.  The award includes a $3,000 scientific travel grant over a two year period.
Moxley is a graduate student from Tech’s College of Engineering and Science and is supporting the MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry and Ranging (MESSENGER) probe by running codes for exospheres of Mercury and the moon. 
Other awardees were from the University of Hawaii, McGill University, Montana State University, and the University of Arkansas.
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