Universities Space Research Association

(USRA) is an independent, nonprofit research corporation where the combined efforts of in-house talent and university-based expertise merge to advance space science and technology. USRA works across disciplines including biomedicine, planetary science, astrophysics, and engineering and integrates those competencies into applications ranging from fundamental research to facility management and operations. USRA engages the creativity and authoritative expertise of the research community to develop and deliver sophisticated, forward-looking solutions to Federal agencies and other customers - on schedule and within budget.


Notice: USRA Headquarters has moved to a new location.

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT

Lunar and Planetary Institute

For 40 years, under USRA's management, the Lunar and Planetary Institute has provided leadership in the scientific community for research in lunar, planetary, and solar system sciences, and linkage with related terrestrial programs.