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Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana.  Image courtesy Purdue University on Facebook. 

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- NASA awarded $2.8 million to Purdue University's Indiana Space Grant Consortium to promoted STEM education.

The grant runs through 2024 to support student internship and public engagements throughout Indiana that support studying science, technology, engineering and math.

Purdue has strong links with NASA. Twenty-five current and former astronauts, are alumni, including Neil Armstrong.

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