Museum in BR benefits from NASA grant

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Posted: May 14, 2010 10:56 AM by Jessica Dunne
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: museum, NASA, LASM, Louisiana Art and Science Museum, Baton Rouge, grant, money, planetarium

The Louisiana Art and Science Museum is among the beneficiaries of a $904,159 grant from NASA to produce new planetarium programs. The grant will be spent over the next three years.

The money will pay for a spacecraft simulator to be developed. It will also provide software to be used on the web and space-themed informational kiosks.

The grant is part of a $7 million program from NASA's Competitive Program for Science Museums and Planetariums.

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