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U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected a new Air Transportation Center of Excellence for Commercial Space Transportation. The center is a partnership of academia, industry, and government, developed for the purpose of creating a world-class consortium that will address current and future challenges for commercial space transportation. Read more

The member universities are (in alphabetical order):
•    Florida Institute of Technology (FIT, or Florida Tech)
•    Florida State University (FSU)
•    New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, (NMT, or New Mexico Tech)
•    New Mexico State University (NMSU)
•    Stanford University (SU)
•    University of Central Florida (UCF)
•    University of Colorado at Boulder (CU)
•    University of Florida (UF)
•    University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB)