Linking Space to Maine's Economy


To advance Maine’s economy through the new space economy and the preparation of the needed workforce for space-related research, technology development, and commercialization.


To support research and development in space science and engineering through a multidisciplinary approach and including direct participation of non-STEM researchers to provide a unique perspective in support of the new space economy workforce needs.

We strive to excel in the following areas:

  • Outreach to K-12 community to build the STEM pipeline in Space related areas.
  • Systematic training for faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students in project development and strategic planning.
  • Enhanced internship programs with NASA and aerospace industry partners.
  • Experiential learning opportunities for students from all majors and disciplines in an interdisciplinary manner.
  • Forging partnerships with industry to collaborate on complex problems.
  • Develop intellectual property, commercialize products, and assist Maine-based companies to join the new space ecosystem.
researchers in the lunar habitat

Celebrating Women’s History Month!!

Join us as top aviation and aerospace industry leaders provide advice and pro tips in the new ERAU course “Leadership for Women in Aerospace and Aviation.”

Online, free and opens April 17 through May 31. Register by using the QR code in the attachment, or visit the event website

Please share this opportunity with your students, faculty, and colleagues.