Category: UCF

Steam-Powered Asteroid Hoppers Developed Through University of Central Florida Collaboration

Using steam to propel a spacecraft from asteroid to asteroid is now possible, thanks to a collaboration between a private space company and the University of Central Florida.

No. 7 UCF Knights Square Off Against No. 11 LSU Tigers at 1 p.m. New Year’s Day

The 2018 season comes down to one game for the UCF football team. Playing in their third New Year’s Six Bowl, the No. 7/7 Knights will take on No. 11/11 LSU on Tuesday afternoon in the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl at State Farm Stadium.

UCF RESEARCHER: First Images from OSIRIS REx Mission Have Scientists Buzzing with Excitement

The holidays came early for the science team leading NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission to collect samples from a near-Earth asteroid. Today they announced findings from the mission thus far, which arrived at asteroid Bennu Dec. 3.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: University of Central Florida to Play Louisiana State University in Fiesta Bowl

The UCF football team is going to a New Year’s Six bowl game for the second straight season. A day after they beat Memphis to repeat as champions in the American Athletic Conference title game, the Knights accepted their invitation Sunday to play in the 2019 PlayStation Fiesta Bowl.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: University of Central Florida Quarterback McKenzie Milton Named Walter Camp Award Semifinalist

The Walter Camp Football Foundation has announced the names of fifteen “Players to Watch” for its 2018 Player of the Year award, the fourth-oldest college football award in the nation, and UCF’s McKenzie Milton has been named among them.

NASA Space Mission Gives UCF Students Opportunity to See How Research Pays Off

There’s no better tool to teach students about physics than to see it at work in the real world. That’s why UCF Pegasus Professor of physics Humberto Campins decided to teach this semester despite the heavy research load he knows will be coming.