NASA selects Purdue to host institute on space habitats

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April 10, 2019
NASA has selected Purdue to host the Resilient ExtraTerrestrial Habitats institute, dedicated to designing and operating habitats on the Moon, Mars, and deep space. Shirley Dyke, professor of mechanical engineering, will lead the $15 million institute. As part of this project, MSRAL will perform research on autonomous robotics as a way of identifying, diagnosing and fixing structural and systematic issues when they occur.
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