The Department of Physics & Astronomy is an affiliate member of the NASA/Missouri Space Grant Consortium. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to receive research stipends to work alongside faculty members on research projects of interest to NASA and to become involved in public outreach activities through the campus' planetarium and observatory.
See the Consortium Website
Research Papers from the 22nd Annual Meeting in April 2013
Research Papers from the 21st Annual Meeting in April 2012
Research Papers from the 20th Annual Meeting in April 2011
UMSL 5th Grade Planetarium Program