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Multiplanetary Innovation...

The Astro-Huskies Team are participating in the NASA Lunabotics Competition in person at the Kennedy Space Center for the third time in-person. The competition requires designing, building, testing, and competing an autonomous construction robot that can travel through an obstacle area. Please help...

$2,271 (funded)
$10,000 (goal)
Multiplanetary Innovation...

The Astro-Huskies Team is participating in the NASA RMC Lunabotics Competition in person at the Kennedy Space Center for the second time. The competition requires designing, building, testing, and competing an autonomous excavation robot that can travel through an obstacle area. Please help support...

$3,625 (funded)
$10,000 (goal)
Great Lakes Research Center -...

This cabled observatory gives us an underwater interface that can be used year-round and is allowing us to study under a cover of ice. Our goal is to build a bigger observatory and monitor all of the Great Lakes.

$17,000 (funded)
$15,000 (goal)
Locating Two of Lake...

Researchers at Michigan Tech's Great Lakes Research Center study all things water - what is in it, what lives in it, and what lies beneath.

$12,500 (funded)
$15,000 (goal)
Innovative Global Solutions is...

The Innovative Global Solutions (IGS) enterprise will be traveling to Kenya in May 2022 to implement a nutrient management system to help improve their aquaponics system. These improvements will help make the system more reliable, and in turn supply more food for the community.

$250 (funded)
$2,500 (goal)
Get Stratus to Space!

Stratus is a satellite mission being developed by students of the Michigan Tech Aerospace Enterprise. The satellite has a manifested launch through the NASA CubeSat Launch Initiative (CSLI). The build schedule has been delayed due to issues encountered during hardware assembly. The program is now...

$222,687 (funded)
$250,000 (goal)
Researching Power Independence...

Power independence at Beaver Island is very important because they are far from the main land and do not generate their own power. The Beaver Island community is focused on sustainability and reducing their carbon footprint so our goal is to give them an analysis on how they can use solar energy to...

$2,631 (funded)
$3,000 (goal)
Helping Alleviate the Personal...

The current pandemic has severely disrupted the supply of PPE creating shortages and rationing of materials on the front lines of our community response. To address this problem, the open source community and Michigan Tech are stepping in to develop, manufacture, and supply PPE. Help us alleviate...

$2,416 (funded)
$10,000 (goal)
Viral Transport Medium to Meet the...

SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of COVID-19, has infected more than 27 million people worldwide. Given the number of patients who need to be tested, it has become very difficult to obtain viral transport medium (VTM), which is used for preservation of the specimens during transportation and/or...

$1,830 (funded)
$5,000 (goal)
Fund to cover undergraduates'...

Many qualified undergraduate students are not sufficiently competitive in national applications to medical schools or graduate schools somewhat due to a lack of publication record in addition to research experience. This project will transform the current senior capstone experience courses...

$100 (funded)
$6,000 (goal)

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