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Agency:    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Bureau:    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Account:    Science, aeronautics, and exploration (80-0114)
Certifying Official:    Deputy Assistant Administrator
Contact Information:    http://WWW.NASA.GOV   
Gravitational space biology research at North Carolina State University

1 recipient will receive $500,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Description: This research will identify sensing, response, and adaptation of plants to abiotic challenges that will be encountered during space exploration. Genetic improvement of crop plants for the use in Advanced Life Support has been prioritized #1 mission critical in NASA's Bioastronautic Roadmap under Risk #42.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
North Carolina State University $500 Public Educational Institution
Campus Box 7514
2230 Stinson Drive
Raleigh, NC
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: P.L. 108-447
Location: Conference Report (108-792) pg, 1605
Method: FY 2005 Conference Report - Statement of Managers
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Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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